Weekend Biomimetics Showcase

March 11, 2017 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

The focus in biology these days is on design. Here’s evidence.

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Big Science Loves ID – Sometimes

January 14, 2017 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyDarwin and EvolutionFossilsIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Despite institutional rejection of intelligent design, researchers are attracted to ID when it can make money, make them famous, or advance understanding of nature.

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Year-End Biomimetics Parade

December 31, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

What better way to end the year than a celebration of biomimetics, where fun and useful science never ends thanks to nature’s inspiring designs?

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What Good Is a Hairball?

December 7, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyCell BiologyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

When you start looking for clues to good designs in nature, the results are everywhere.

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Inspiring Life Tricks

November 14, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyGeneticsIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

These tricks are enough to make an inventor run to the patent office.

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Planning Your Next Revolutionary Invention

October 22, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

To innovate something people will want, follow the leader: the Creator of living creatures.

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Inspiring Life Motivates Designers

September 17, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyDarwin and EvolutionHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Here’s the latest collection of bio-inspired designs brought to you by plants, animals, and cells.

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Spiders Play Silk Harps

September 7, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsDarwin and EvolutionIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Spider webs are so finely-tuned, they are like musical instruments that the creatures can strum or listen to.

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Weekend Biomimetics Parade

August 20, 2016 in BiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Here’s a quick list of exciting news about how imitation of nature’s designs is leading to wonderful inventions.

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Smart Scientists Borrow Natural Designs

August 3, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsMarine BiologyTerrestrial Zoology

Scientists and engineers are back in school, learning from the best teachers: plants and animals.

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Re-inventing Transportation by Watching Animals

May 31, 2016 in BirdsBotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysics

Here are 3 ways science is advancing through the imitation of nature.

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Design Inspires Scientific Advances

May 9, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

When you see cutting-edge science in materials and methods, you are likely to read “Inspired by Nature.”

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Plastic Proteins and Turtle Skis

April 18, 2016 in BiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyEducationIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Here’s news about the latest technologies coming out of biomimetics, the imitation of nature’s designs.

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Nature Inspires Hi-Tech Design

February 6, 2016 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyEducationHealthIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyPhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Scientists and engineers continue the gold rush to imitate nature’s solutions to problems.

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Invisible Subs and Other Tricks Inspired by Life

November 21, 2015 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyCell BiologyIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Working scientists seem less focused on evolution and more on design these days, figuring out how animals and plants do amazing things.

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Hair Makes You Bigger and Warmer

November 15, 2015 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsTerrestrial Zoology

Scientists found that hair increases a beast’s surface area by a factor of 100.

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Inspiring Designs in Life

October 24, 2015 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsBotanyCell BiologyHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

When scientists look closely at living designs, they think, Wow! That’s cool! I wonder if we could copy that?

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Scientific Progress Is Spelled “Bio-Inspiration”

October 5, 2015 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBotanyCell BiologyHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMammalsMarine BiologyPhysicsPolitics and EthicsTerrestrial Zoology

Need fundamental insights into physics and technology? Look no further than the living world.

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Insects Worth Respecting

September 12, 2015 in Amazing FactsCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionGeneticsHealthIntelligent DesignTerrestrial Zoology

Most six-legged creatures are small and we give them little notice. Here are surprises that entomologists are discovering in some very special insects.

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Sunday Inspiration

March 15, 2015 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBotanyIntelligent DesignMarine BiologyPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsTerrestrial Zoology

Need inspiration? Look at designs in nature. Even secular scientists are getting inspired.

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