Biomimicry Examples

Needles: Mosquitos

Materials researchers and engineers at Kansai University in Japan saw amazing potential in the structure of the mosquito’s mouth. They used sophisticated engineering techniques that can carve out structures on the nanometer

Biomimicry Examples

Clean Energy: Flower Spirals

In July 2016, a solar-powered airplane flying over the desert region of Andalusia in Spain photographed breathtaking images of the Gemasolar concentrated solar power plant. The plant, operated by Torresol

Biomimicry Examples

Medical Surfaces: Shark Skin

The microstructure of a shark’s skin has evolved in such a way that no bacteria or algae can grow on it. Importantly, the surface works without killing micro-organisms. Therefore there is