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Ghostly Images of WiFi Signals Captured Using Long Exposure Photography and an Android App

So much of the world today is invisible to cameras. Technology operates in a light-less world of zeroes and ones, electromagnetic waves that fly over …

9 Pimm’s Cup Recipes to Toast Wimbledon

Much like the Kentucky Derby, Wimbledon is the perfect excuse to trade your PBRs in for some fancy cocktails. So put on your Lacoste, dig out your cocktail shaker and try out these classic summer Pimm’s cup recipes. We rounded up nine of the best ways to enjoy the U.K.’s liquor of choice. Cheers, …

Dragonflies and frogs inspired the best of biomimicry in 2013

It's that time of year again: time for the fifth annual Tommies, my selection of notable bio-inspired developments in 2013.<p>When I started this ritual …

Learning from nature: Vascular networks make self-healing possible in composites

It might have taken billions of years, but nature, for the most part, has been very successful at solving many of the problems we find ourselves …

Stealing from nature: Incredible new tech inspired by biology

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Technology has long learned from nature -- but now it's going micro<br>• "Cellular biomimicry" sees designers take inspiration from plant and animal cells<br>• It's already helping prevent spam emails, filter drinking water, and provide energy<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- When the body comes under attack by flu, …

4 Amazing New Products Created From Things We See in Nature

A armadillo eats a corn cob – Source: Holger Holleman/AFP/Getty Images<p>In a constantly evolving and innovating world, engineers and designers have …

6 Lessons That Businesses Can Learn From Bees

Those hives are teeming centers of efficiency and production. We could learn a little from nature.<p>This is adapted from <i>The Nature of Investing: Resilient Investment Strategies Through Biomimicry</i><p>We are all investors, whether investing our own talents, our company’s resources, our time and energy as …

Robot Jellyfish Takes To The Air #Biomimicry

Robot jellyfish takes to the air via Philip Ball at nature.com Its transparent wings fixed to a delicate wire framework recall the diaphanous, veined …

These Mouse-Inspired “Whiskers” Give Cyclists A Temporary Bike Lane

Inspired by cats and mice, students competing in a biomimicry design challenge found a unique way to signal that a cyclist needs some space on the road.<p>Even though more cities are adding bike lanes, it still isn’t always easy to get from one place to another without riding in the middle of the …

What Is the Future for Biomimicry?

<b>By Giles Hutchins</b><p>Recently, I have been asked questions about the application of biomimicry for sustainable business transformation and where its …