Scientific Progress Is Spelled "Bio-Inspiration"
October 5, 2015
Need fundamental insights into physics and technology? Look no further than the living world.
Insects Worth Respecting
September 12, 2015
Most six-legged creatures are small and we give them little notice. Here are surprises that entomologists are discovering in some very special insects.
Applications from Nature
August 25, 2015
In this Biomimetics list, we start with the application, then tell you what organism inspired it.
July 29, 2015
Here are some animals, some common and some little-known, whose abilities astonish scientists.
July 25, 2015
The fossil "transitional form" is not what reporters are making it out to be.
Creatures Worth Knowing and Imitating
July 21, 2015
Studies of animals and cells reveal designs in nature we can appreciate and imitate.
Scientific Progress Needs Design, Not Darwin
June 16, 2015
Numerous papers advancing scientific knowledge rely on design principles, not evolutionary notions.
Horned Dinosaurs Had Better Teeth than Mammals
June 8, 2015
Triceratops and its buddies carried around fine sets of self-sharpening steak knives (to eat plants).
Gecko Gripper Picks Up Anything
May 30, 2015
The gecko gripper is just one of many exciting developments in the field of biomimetics: the imitation of nature's designs.
Biomimetics Still Trending Up
March 28, 2015
The imitation of nature's designs (biomimetics) is all the rage, and shows no sign of slowing down.
March 6, 2015
Whales possess some remarkable traits that are the envy of engineers, and the dismay of evolutionists.
Animal PhDs in Physics
March 3, 2015
Many animals and plants have mastered physics and chemistry. Engineers would do well to learn from them.
Biological Systems Provide Infinite Design Inspiration
November 11, 2014
It's not likely engineers and biologists will run out of inspiration from biology anytime soon. The source is infinite.
Wonders Under the Sea
July 9, 2014
Three ocean creatures have surprised scientists with new discoveries of previously-unknown capabilities.
Man Climbs Glass Like a Gecko
June 18, 2014
Bio-inspired technologies are starting to reach the market.