March 6, 2020
Nature had smart devices long before humans thought of making them. Here are a few that engineers envy.
Unusual Fossils Call for Unusual Explanations
May 15, 2019
Some recent fossil finds require creative storytelling, but the science is the data –not the story.
Weird Animals You Never Heard Of
March 3, 2016
Welcome to a menagerie of believe-it-or-not creatures that once inhabited our planet (or still do).
Three New and Different Biomimetics Stories
November 15, 2013
There appears to be no end of ways to imitate nature's designs.
Make Like a Firefly
January 24, 2013
Biomimetics puts a new meaning into "Make like a tree." Yes, make things like trees, snails, fireflies, and a thousand other creatures do, and life can be inspiring.
Inventors Covet Nature's Engineering
August 16, 2012
Scientists and entrepreneurs can't get enough of the design solutions found in the living world.