February 20, 2020
There's more going on in your local weed than scientists could have imagined in Linnaeus's day.
Cells Teach Humans About Design
September 30, 2017
Biomimetics extends to the cellular level, where extraordinary processes show engineers the right way to do things.
Guessing Game: Name the Organism that Inspired This Discovery
July 15, 2017
Here's a quick brain teaser. Can you guess which biological organism inspired the scientific advance? Answers and sources provided.
December 14, 2015
Here's what's hot in the trendy science of making things the way nature does it.
Applications from Nature
August 25, 2015
In this Biomimetics list, we start with the application, then tell you what organism inspired it.
Does Physics Drive Evolution?
October 8, 2013
Some recent evolutionary papers appear to make physical laws not just constraints on natural selection, but guiding hands that build optimal designs.
Secrets of Sight
August 16, 2013
The number of processes involved in eyesight continues to grow, adding more focus and clarity to the miracle of vision.