Bionics

Five insects inspiring cutting-edge vision technology

Biomimicry is a smart way to solve tough problems. Why go to the trouble of thinking up a whole new solution when you can see how living creatures …

Biomimicry

Watch 100 Grams Of Robot Pull 1800 Kilograms Of Car

Stanford's μTug minibots are on a roll lately.<p><i>This article was originally posted on March 15, 2016.</i><p>The latest battery of experiments at Stanford's …

Biomimicry

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 …

Biomimicry

Bio-inspired Design & Regenerative Cultures — an interview with Daniel Christian Wahl (Zygote Quarterly, Issue 17, 2016)

<b>Daniel Christian Wahl</b> <i>is an international sustainability consultant and educator specializing in biologically inspired whole systems design and</i> …

Nature and the Hopeful City

By Kathy Zarsky, founder, BiomimicryTX network<p>Spring in Austin, Texas is the perfect time to contemplate our natural environment. All of our senses …

Biomimicry

In the age of DIY bionics: Engineer 3D prints cheaper prosthetic arm

The arms he could afford were too basic and the robotic hand he wanted was too expensive.<p>So the 46-year-old engineer from southwest Taiwan set out to …

News (South Africa)

Announcing the winners of Eleven's “Biomimicry” ideas competition

Inspiration never runs out when it comes to Nature — the best designer there is. In the “Biomimicry” competition, Eleven Magazine challenged …

Biomimicry

'Seeing' Prosthetic Hand Could Revolutionise Bionics

"<p>'We have developed an ‘intuitive’ hand that can react without thinking.'<p>Scientists have created a bionic hand that can spot and grab objects automatically.<p>The revolutionary prosthetic uses computer vision to assess an object’s shape before adjusting its grip accordingly.<p>Existing bionics require …

Robotics

Rex Bionics to leave Aim after struggling to hit its stride

Viewed through one lens, Rex Bionics, the meditech pioneer of robotic legs, has super-hero powers to turn wheelchair users into RoboCop.<p>Viewed …

Alternative Investment

Organic Crypto Money vs. Debt Zombie’s Fiat: Lessons of Biomimetics

Money is a mystery.<p>Some claim money is an invention by man. But has man really ever invented anything original, something that did not exist before …

Biomimicry

Biomimicry in Design — Takeaways for a designer. – Muzli -Design Inspiration

A lot discussion is being done today, on coming up with new designs which are sustainable and functional. The designs which can adapt the harsh …

Biomimicry

Open Bionics is building “superheroes” – and a better world

Open Bionic's Samantha Payne: "We turn science fiction into science fact."

Science Fiction

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

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

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

Amherst school to teach biomimicry, study of technology imitating nature

AMHERST, Ohio - Amherst's Marion L. Steele High School is believed to be the first public school in the state to offer students a course in …

Biomimicry

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

Jay Martin is the CEO and Founder of Martin Bionics, the first fabric-based prosthetic socket in an industry full of carbon fiber-based products.<p>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 …

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

Meet the cyborgs with real bionic arms and eyes

A man uses his robotic exoskeleton to walk onto the soccer pitch. A woman sees the world using her bionic eye. Sound like science fiction? No, these …

Robotics

The Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative – Opens March 7

Posted by Greg Stuart, Public Programs & Outreach Manager on Monday, February 13, 2017 · Leave a Comment<p>Downtown GalleryMarch 7 – June 4, …

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

The best of biomimicry: Here’s 7 brilliant examples of nature-inspired design

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

Biomimicry keeps hope alive despite the new regime

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 …

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

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

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

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 …

Blindness