Weekend Biomimetics Showcase
March 11, 2017
The focus in biology these days is on design. Here's evidence.
Want a Wood-Plastic Bowl for Your Wood Stew?
June 6, 2016
Scientists are realizing that components of wood have many practical and healthful uses.
Monday Morning Design Cheer
December 8, 2014
Start your week with nuggets of good news about all the things inventors are learning from animals, plants, and the human body.
February 16, 2014
Match the living thing with the technology being developed by imitating its design features.
Wood You Cellulose for Starch?
April 17, 2013
Cellulose is the most abundant biomolecule, but how it's made still baffles scientists. Soon, though, you may be able to eat it.