Raiding Nature’s Cupboard: Why Inventors Are Taking Cues From Biology

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Jun 30, 2015 · 5 min read

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The butterfly wing metamorphoses into a thermal sensor


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A bullet train from a bird’s beak


Unexpected Invention

Celebrating the subtle geniuses who find something new by seeing the world differently

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Unexpected Invention

Celebrating the subtle geniuses who find something new by seeing the world differently