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Living Design Inspires Design

Engineers continue to look to the living world for solutions to practical problems. One of them is as close as your skin.

Biomimetics Matching Game

Try your hand at matching the organism with the new technology being developed from its design.

Happy New Biomimetics Year

The variety of design applications coming from the imitation of natural solutions continues to be astonishing.

Make Like a Dog, Owl, or Beetle: How Biomimetics Will Improve Our Lives

The greatest breakthroughs in health and engineering may be as near as the back yard: 13 more stimulating stories from biomimetics.

Cheetahs Prosper with Rear-Wheel Drive

Learn about how cheetahs accelerate from 0 to 60 in 3 seconds, and other wonders of the living world.

Zoo Celebrates Bio-Inspiration

The San Diego Zoo has a new Centre for Bioinspiration, promoting invention based on life's solutions to practical problems.

Body Double: Your Body as a Template for Inventors

Your body contains a lot of things engineers would like to copy, and not just at the scale of C3P0-like humanoid robots.

Nature Does It Right

Scientists and engineers continue to find well-designed features in living things that are worth imitating.
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