How Nature inspires and Technology responds

Nature and technology

Biomimicry is an approach to innovation, defined by the Biomimicry Institute as seeking: “sustainable solutions to human challenges by emulating nature’s time-tested patterns and strategies.” There are many solutions in nature — and we are learning about more and more of them. However, as we learn more, we discover that we have made gross oversimplifications for many natural phenomena — so we need to remain curious and observant of the natural world and get down to the details, without losing sight of the entire system. Watch the 3 videos shown.

SOURCE: The Conversation

Dandelion seed

Liquid behaviour

Wettability of leaves

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