Why Can’t Scientists Achieve Nature’s Designs?
August 12, 2019
Biomimetics has been big for years now, but scientists are still a long way from achieving biology's engineering.
And the Fastest Animal Is…
December 15, 2018
If you think the answer is peregrine falcon or cheetah, think again. This one skitters about under your feet.
Three More Designs that Defy Evolution
October 25, 2018
Darwinian natural selection sounds convincing until you look at the details of extraordinary designs in nature.
Biomimetics Parade Marches Upward
April 14, 2018
Scientists continue to find amazing things about animals and plants that they wish to imitate in technology.
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.
Invisible Subs and Other Tricks Inspired by Life
November 21, 2015
Working scientists seem less focused on evolution and more on design these days, figuring out how animals and plants do amazing things.
Animal Engineers Teach Physics Profs a Thing or Three
November 19, 2015
Three animals never went to the university, but they leave human PhDs struggling to catch up to their know-how.
Animal PhDs in Physics
March 3, 2015
Many animals and plants have mastered physics and chemistry. Engineers would do well to learn from them.
Animals Overcome Limitations of Physics
October 16, 2014
The limits of human engineering have been overcome by animals in surprising ways worth imitating.
Mantis Shrimp Baffles Evolutionists
July 6, 2014
Stomatopods, popularly known as mantis shrimp, possess several unique abilities that defy evolution.
Strange Animals and Stranger Facts About Them
January 29, 2014
The world is decorated with an astonishing diversity of animals. Here are some new discoveries about a few of them.
Weightlifters No Match for Insects
August 4, 2012
For Olympic season, here are more comparisons between human and animal capabilities.
Animal Olympians Inspire Engineers
June 13, 2012
Here are more stories about animals, plants and cells attracting scientists with their astonishing capabilities, proving that biomimetics is one of the hottest trends in science.