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Royal Society "Bioinspiration of new technologies" Videos

On June 27/205, The Royal Society presented a workshop on Bioinspiration of New Technologies: "Biological structures and processes have benefited from billions of years of refinement during the process...

2015/07/07 - 15:06 bio-inspiration, Royal Society
San Diego Zoo Center for Bioinspiration

2013/08/18 refreshed description and articles

The Centre for Bioinspiration has been established to advance the creation of nature-inspired products, services, and processes that benefit humanity, wildlife, and habitats. The Centre...

2013/01/10 - 19:34 business incubator, research, san diego zoo
Science of Seeing: Essays on Nature from Zygote Quarterly

Availabie in paperbook and Kindle formats, and for Canadians at

2017/07/20 - 12:09 Adelheid Fischer, books, Zygote Quarterly
Seedkit: design concepts learned from Pacific Northwest forests

How does the Northwest Forest evaporate such large volumes of rainwater?  And how can our buildings and infrastructure mimic those strategies to reduce polluted runoff?

2017/03/30 - 17:52 biomimicry, forest ecosystem, stormwater
Sharkskin inspires novel solutions to prevent HAIs

Colin Mangham wrote an article for Medical Design on an innovation by Sharklet Technologies on emulating the...

2013/04/18 - 09:27 design, health, microstructure, shark
Stanford Biomimetics and Dexterous Manipulation Lab/RiSE Project

The Robotics in Scansorial Environments (RSE) project "is a collaboration among researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon, Stanford, U.C. Berkeley, Lewis & Clark University and Boston Dynamics Inc. to develop an agile climbing robot based on principles...

2008/08/23 - 12:54 research
Structural Biomaterials: Third Edition (Julian Vincent)

From the website, which also includes a Table of Contents:

This is a thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded edition of a classic illustrated introduction to the structural materials in natural organisms and what...

2012/08/02 - 12:23 biomimetics, books, materials, structure
Student Sustainable Design Competitions

A list of design competitions, including:

2013/07/12 - 13:42 competition, sustainability
SUNY-ESF to Establish Biomimicry Laboratory in Adirondacks

ESF [College of Environmental Science and Forestry] will establish a biomimicry laboratory in the heart of the Adirondacks so faculty, visiting scientists and students can devise nature-inspired solutions for sustainability challenges.

The Biomimicry Laboratory at the college's Newcomb...

2015/11/09 - 19:00 collaboration, laboratory, New York
Swarm-bots could boldly go where no man has gone before

An award-winning IST research team has developed highly unusual mini-robots, or swarm-bots, that work as a team to overcome challenges. While their cooperative...

2008/10/06 - 10:19 research, robotics