Bionics

Biomimicry helps nature-lovers and fragile wildlife co-exist at the Votu Hotel in Brazil

The Maraú Peninsula is a 25 mile long bar of pristine Brazilian sand, flanked by the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the tranquil Camamu Bay on the …

Nature

There's a $100 million plan to end paralysis with a synthetic spinal cord

Some say experience is the best teacher, and for Hugh Herr, that has definitely been the case. His experience with disability and subsequent need for prosthetics compelled him to develop what could be the world’s most advanced type of bionics.<p>Now, the researcher and bionics expert is the …

Parkinson's Disease

What biomimicry can teach us about employee engagement

We don’t need to create a new model, we simply need to re-discover and re-create it.<p>Just as we can use biomimicry to discover and emulate functional …

Biomimicry

How modern technology is inspired by the natural world

What do a kingfisher, cocklebur pods and a Namibian beetle have in common? Besides being living organisms, they have all served as inspiration for …

Biomimicry

Building cities with tips from nature ScienceTalk

Singapore is pumping in $150 million for a Cities of Tomorrow research and development (R&D) initiative that could serve as a blueprint for the …

Innovation

Ekso Bionics Holdings beats by $0.08, misses on revenue

Ekso Bionics Holdings (NASDAQ:EKSO): Q2 EPS of -$0.22 beats by $0.08.<p>Revenue of $1.87M (+20.6% Y/Y) misses by $0.01M.<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Luxfer</b> …

Business

Biomimicry = Return on Inspiration

By Janine Benyus<p>It seems so obvious now: Innovators are turning to nature for inspiration in building, chemistry, agriculture, energy, health, …

Sustainability

Researchers develop serrated wing design inspired by owls for quieter aircraft

The unique wing features of owls that make their flight silent could hold the key to making aircraft and wind turbines quieter, suggests new …

Aerospace

Visionary biomimicry: Five insects inspiring cutting-edge technology

Biomimicry draws lessons from nature to improve technology. Here are five innovations based on the complex workings of insect eyes.

Insects

What is biomimicry?

<b>Biomimicry is learning from and then emulating natural forms, processes, and ecosystems to create more circular designs. The core idea is that nature</b> …

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 …

Ecology

Nature's Lessons for Better Business: Why Context Matters

With Biomimicry, we typically look to nature to help us solve design challenges. But nature also can show us how to run a better, more resilient …

Fossil Fuels

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

'We have developed an ‘intuitive’ hand that can react without thinking.'<p>Scientists have created a bionic hand that can spot and grab objects …

Robotics

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 …

Biology

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

A Crash Course on Biomimicry in Engineering

ENGINEERING.com, 7th April 2017<p>The term ‘biomimicry’ refers to drawing inspiration from the natural world to design innovative engineering solutions. …

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 …

Bitcoin

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 …

Stanford University

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 …

Education

Sex Toys For Flowers, Drone Guides For Birds: Reciprocal Biomimicry Gives Our Ideas To Nature

If we can keep importing design ideas from the natural world, maybe it’s time we give back.<p>If migrating birds are struggling to arrive at the right place at the right time because of climate change, should we give them GPS? A new exhibit mocks up how the idea might work: A drone flying along with a …

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> …

Ecology

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 …

Australian News

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 …

Nature

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 …

Autos