Inspiring Life Motivates Designers
September 17, 2016
Here's the latest collection of bio-inspired designs brought to you by plants, animals, and cells.
Spiders Play Silk Harps
September 7, 2016
Spider webs are so finely-tuned, they are like musical instruments that the creatures can strum or listen to.
Toy Octopus Is Far from the Living Reality
August 27, 2016
The news media are celebrating an autonomous soft robot shaped like an octopus. It has a lot to learn from its living counterpart.
Weekend Biomimetics Parade
August 20, 2016
Here's a quick list of exciting news about how imitation of nature's designs is leading to wonderful inventions.
Smart Scientists Borrow Natural Designs
August 3, 2016
Scientists and engineers are back in school, learning from the best teachers: plants and animals.
Bacteria You Can Love
July 29, 2016
Wrongly feared only as agents of disease, many bacteria are allies in our quest for health.
Evolutionists Boast of Storytelling
July 22, 2016
Some evolutionists not only own up to just-so storytelling; they parade it.
July 7, 2016
In the world of flying animals, stories of remarkable physical engineering come to light.
Celebrate Independence from Darwin
July 4, 2016
With so much great science news about design, who needs to maintain allegiance to King Charles?
Flowers Create 'Electric Landing Lights' for Bees
June 14, 2016
How do bees know which flowers to visit, and where on the flowers to land?
Masters of Physics in Nature
June 8, 2016
Plants and animals sometimes keep PhD physicists wondering how they do what they do.
Design Inspires Scientific Advances
May 9, 2016
When you see cutting-edge science in materials and methods, you are likely to read "Inspired by Nature."
Plastic Proteins and Turtle Skis
April 18, 2016
Here's news about the latest technologies coming out of biomimetics, the imitation of nature's designs.
Biomimetics Inspires Education
March 7, 2016
Students and teachers are catching on to the potential of biological design to inspire good science.
Small Creatures Have Super Strength
February 9, 2016
The most amazing physical feats in nature are performed by some of the smallest organisms.