Multiple Independent Animal Types Use Structural Color
August 24, 2017
The phenomenon is found in butterflies, fish, birds, and snakes, and scientists are rushing to imitate their secrets.
Human Eye Has Nanoscale Resolution
July 10, 2015
No more complaining about bad design in the human eye. Optical experts prove it can distinguish differences at billionths of a meter.
Animal PhDs in Physics
March 3, 2015
Many animals and plants have mastered physics and chemistry. Engineers would do well to learn from them.