Bionics

Suddenly, Biomimetics is Suggested as Solution for Bitcoin’s Scaling Problem

Biomimetics, the discipline devoted to the bio-inspired engineering of things and processes, could potentially hold the keys to solving Bitcoin’s …

Biomimicry

Biomimicry 101: Mother Nature's Guide To Sustainable Development

The first time I mentioned that I was going to pen a piece on Biomimicry to my colleague Tairat, the expression etched on her faced mirrored her …

Biomimicry

Nano-Biomimetics

<b>What is Biomimetics?</b><p>Biomimetics, also known as bionics, biognosis, or biomimicry, is the use and implementation of concepts and principles from …

Biomimicry

Robotic legs give the paralyzed a new view of their world

From CNET Magazine: Exoskeletons are slowly making their way out of hospitals and rehab centers and into homes.<p>Arthur Renowitzky can't help but command attention as he walks down the street on a sunny autumn morning.<p>A driver lowers her window to flash a smile and a thumbs-up. "You got this," she …

James Martin

Ekso Bionics Holdings (EKSO) Presents At Cowen and Company 37th Annual Health Care Conference

The following slide deck was published by Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. in conjunction with this event.<p>124<p>Click to enlarge

Health Care

Self-Shaping Shelters Could Revolutionize Emergency Housing

A new emergency housing innovation tears down box architecture<p>Haresh Lalvani, the co-founder of the Pratt Institute Center for Experimental …

Biomimicry

From Legos To The Iron Man Suit And Now Mr. Bionics: Meet Jay Martin

Through the course of my work, I come across other entrepreneurs that inspire me. Often they teach me more about my company and the process of innovation than I figure out on my own. Instead of keeping those lessons to myself, I’m going to share them as they come to me.<p>One such entrepreneur is Jay …

Open Bionics awarded $1 million prize for their 3D printed prosthesis

British enterprise, Open Bionics has won a million dollar award for their 3D printed bionic arm prosthesis. The team won the international category …

3D Printing

Biomimicry with Steel Sheets: Designing "DNA" Into Materials Can Create Architecture that Constructs Itself

<i>This article was originally published by Autodesk's Redshift publication as "Haresh Lalvani on Biomimicry and Architecture That Designs Itself."</i><p>It’s …

Biomimicry

Biomimicry versus Biophilia: What's the Difference?

<i>Learn more about our work and services in biophilia and bioinspired innovation by emailing us at info@terrapinbg.com.</i> <i>Follow the conversation on</i> …

Biomimicry

Biomimicry Looks To Nature To Inspire Invention

Instead of consuming nature's resources, the burgeoning field of biomimicry looks to the natural world for innovation inspiration, resulting in …

Biomimicry

Novo Nordisk Partners with Beta Bionics and Invests $5 Million

<b>By Lynn Kennedy, Brian Levine, and Adam Brown</b><p><i>Major win to complement Lilly’s partnership with Dr. Ed Damiano and the Bionic Pancreas team;</i> …

Diabetes

Nature knows best: Here’s the 7 most incredible examples of biomimicry

Sometimes the best solution to a problem isn’t alway the most complex, and, similarly, the best answer isn’t always a new one one. While us humans …

Biomimicry

Bionics, green cred and parties on wheels: VW's I.D. Buzz and what people think

Volkswagen Bus-inspired concepts at auto shows are not that rare of sights. What would be rare, however, would be one of those concepts making it all …

Transportation

How to keep hope alive under Donald Trump? Biomimicry

What a year! Such exultant highs and crushing lows. Here we stand, on the brink of a sixth wave of extinction, staring down the barrel of a 10 …

David Suzuki: How Biomimicry Can Save Us

If you fly over a forest and look down, you'll see every green tree and plant reaching to the heavens to absorb the ultimate energy source: sunlight. …

Biomimicry

Sunflower Project Heliotrope by Jonathan Ota at Coroflot.com

Sunflower Project - An in progress study of biomimicry, I mimicked the phototropic qualities in sunflowers and created a device that once mounted …

Biomimicry

Haresh Lalvani on Biomimicry and Architecture That Designs Itself

It’s the holy grail for any biomimicry design futurist: buildings and structures that use generative geometry to assemble and repair themselves, …

Biomimicry

Why bionic eyes could transform sight

Claudia Hammond speaks to a researcher in Australia developing a whole new form of vision.<p>The field of bionics has transformed medicine for centuries, as far back as the ancient Egyptians who created bespoke toes from wood and leather. During the 20th Century mechanical and electronic advances made …

Science

BIOMIMICRY International Challenge: Call for Entries!

<i>“Look deep into Nature and then you will understand everything better.”</i> – Albert Einstein<p>In our latest competition, we celebrate Nature as the …

Biomimicry

Military Amputees May Soon Get 'LUKE' Bionic Arms

A couple of U.S. military amputees may soon get a new type of bionic arm developed with funding from the Pentagon’s research arm.<p>The Defense Advanced …

Robotics

Why hippos don't get sunburned (and what that has to do with business innovation) - The Business Journals

The applications for biomimicry in design, engineering and manufacturing are tremendous.<p>iStock (nattanan726)<p>Biomimicry — copying nature’s greatest …

UNB scientist wins top research award for work in field of bionics

University of New Brunswick researcher recognized for work in building better, more intuitive, prostheses<p>A top health research prize has been awarded …

Research

Could we soon 'upgrade' our bodies? Extreme bionics will create modular superhumans

MIT's Center for Extreme Bionics it trying to eliminate human disabilities and push us beyond the limits of our own bodies<p>From peg legs through hook hands and iron fists, for millennia prosthetics were a very poor substitute for our basic biology. No-one would have voluntarily chosen a prosthetic. …

Cyborgs

The scientists drawing on nature’s expertise

Nature has been innovating for much longer than humans have, but in different ways. Using an approach called biomimicry, scientists can save time and …

Biomimicry

Cautious optimism seen as equity crowdfunding begins

While there hasn’t exactly been a stampede to online exchanges, “equity crowdfunding” — a means of raising capital from throngs of non-accredited …

Crowd Funding

Zealand initiates Phase IIa clinical trial with dasiglucagon in a dual-hormone artificial pancreas system from Beta Bionics

<b>Press Release - No. 7 / 2016</b> <b></b><p><b>An automated delivery system with both insulin and glucagon holds potential to become a paradigm shift in the treatment</b> …

Diabetes

Biomimicry: Nature’s Way of Cooling Tools with DMLS

Conformal cooling using direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) enables users to seamlessly build cooling channels where they are most needed while …

Biomimicry

Your next digital innovation could stem from nature

<i>Key takeaways</i>• Biomimicry is an emerging discipline applying nature-based innovations to human problems.<br>• By 2030, biomimicry could contribute up to …

Biomimicry

Biomimicry: Engineering inspired by nature

When it comes to building and improving tech – be it for explosive detection or space exploration – scientists need look no further than the animal …

Biomimicry