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Canada's health care system needs change, and presenter <b>Steven Lewis</b> has some ideas. Increasing ease of navigation for patients and increasing funding …

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Synthetic Muscle Made of Fishing Line is 100 Times Stronger Than the Real Thing

Or, how synthetic muscle can be like a Chinese finger-trap.<p><b>The newest material used to make artificial</b> muscle can lift more than 100 times more than the meaty stuff you have stuck to your skeleton. It forms a sinewy band that's flexible, dynamic, and can be reused millions of times. No, we're not …

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Link: Nissan looks to the Bumblebees for tips on crash avoidance<p>Nissan is working with the University of Tokyo on a proactive collision avoidance …

Effects of temporal association on recognition memory

<i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 98, No. 8. (3 April 2001), pp. 4800-4804, doi:10.1073/pnas.071028598</i><br>The influence of temporal …

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Link: Technology Review: Water-Repelling Metals<p>Numerous materials have been given superhydrophobic or water-repelling properties based on the …

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Financial crisis could pave way for greener economy inspired by nature.<p>At Bioneers and the follow-on Climate-Change Solutions workshop, Janine Benyus …

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Technology Review: Mimicking Body Biosensors.<p>Molecular imprinting is a technique where polymerization occurs in the presence of the target molecule. …

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The EcoInnovator » Taking Corporate Eco-Strategy to the Next Level.<p>Holly Kaufman, president of Environment & Enterprise Strategies, argues that …

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This post includes a video of Abigaille-I, an insect-inspired robot that can walk on the ceiling. The robot was developed by the MENRVA Research …

Towards gecko-feet-inspired bandages

Tags<p>by:<p><i>Trends in Biotechnology</i>, Vol. 27, No. 1. (January 2009), pp. 1-2, doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2008.10.001 Key: citeulike:3874696<p>Posts …

Wireless Epidemic Spread in Dynamic Human Networks Bio-Inspired Computing and Communication

<i>Bio-Inspired Computing and Communication In Bio-Inspired Computing and Communication, Vol. 5151 (2008), pp. 116-132, …

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Biomimicry Resources: Janine Benyus on Biomimicry in Design on TH Radio (Part One) : TreeHugger.<p>Biomimicry Resources: Janine Benyus on Biomimicry in …

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Technology Review: Ceramics That Won't Shatter.<p>The process involves aluminum oxide suspended in water which is chilled in a controlled fashion to …

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Technology Review: Spinning Silk into Sensors.<p>Researchers led by Fiorenzo Omenetto of Tufts University are using silkworm proteins to develop novel …

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Japanese Researchers Pave Way for Artificial Photosynthesis -- Tech-On!.<p>Researchers led by Osamu Ishitani at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have …

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Biomimetics: Following Nature's Blue Print.<p>A 2008/12/17 KUOW interview with Janine Benyus (co-founder of the Biomimicry Guild) and Dr. Mehmet …

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Technology Review: Gecko Tape That Lets Go.<p>By angling the mushroom-shaped tips of polymer fibers by 28 degrees, Professor Metin Sitt's team at …

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Sun-tracking device wins student prize - MIT News Office.<p>The winning team (Heliotrope) was inspired by the way plants track the sun to develop a …

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Technology Review: Cheap, Durable Nonsilicon Solar Cells.<p>As mentioned in the February 2009 issue of the <i>BioInspired! Newsletter</i>, dye-senstized solar …

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April 2009 - UNEP Announces the 2009 Champions of the Earth.<p>The UNEP site includes a 3 minute interview with Janine Benyus on the premise of …

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Technology Review: Blogs: arXiv blog: Bird Navigation Breaks Entanglement Record.<p>Quantum entanglement' occurs when the quantum state of two particles …

Actuator design using biomimicry methods and a pneumatic muscle system

Tags<p>by: , , , ,<p><i>Control Engineering Practice</i>, Vol. In Press, Corrected Proof, doi:10.1016/j.conengprac.2005.06.009 Key: citeulike:515783<p>Posts …

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Welcome to EvoStar 2010.<p>The conference will be held in Istanbul. Papers can be submitted until November 4/2009, with notification of acceptance in …

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Technology Review: Blogs: Delta-V: Lunar Self-Cleaning Material.<p>A wide range of coatings being developed by NASA in conjunction with Northrop Grumman …

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David Hammond, one of the early biomimicry advocates and founder of GO2 Water, gave an hour-long presentation on biomimicry as part of the Parc Forum …

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Aizenberg's team searches for "biological systems that have unusual and sophisticated properties" and applies the principles to existing materials …

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Students at the University of Maryland's Clark School Aerospace Engineering have solved the instability issues that have prevented successful …

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Security consultant Michael Kassner describes the Digital Ant project based on a Wake Forest University article “Ants vs. Worms” and an interview …