Smart Scientists Borrow Natural Designs
August 3, 2016
Scientists and engineers are back in school, learning from the best teachers: plants and animals.
Applications from Nature
August 25, 2015
In this Biomimetics list, we start with the application, then tell you what organism inspired it.
Two Mutations Caused Black Death
July 1, 2015
The Black Plague of the Middle Ages happened by accident. It was enabled by two mutations to a bacterium, scientists claim.
What's On Your Mind?
April 15, 2015
News on neuroscience that will stimulate you to think about your brain thinking about thinking.
Mammals Worth Looking Up to (or Down at)
July 13, 2014
Furry friends around the world get respect from researchers who look at them carefully.
Turkeys Aren't Stupid
January 26, 2014
Turkeys that are inspiring homeland security technology are just one example of hot designs engineers are finding in the biosphere's treasure chest.
Zoo Celebrates Bio-Inspiration
August 31, 2012
The San Diego Zoo has a new Centre for Bioinspiration, promoting invention based on life's solutions to practical problems.