Bosco Verticale in Milan Will Be the World's First Vertical Forest
Designed by Stefano Boeri, the Bosco Verticale is a towering 27-story structure, currently under construction in Milan, Italy. Once complete, the tower will be home to the world's first vertical forest.
Biomimicry: Structural Color
by Mari Nakano Morphotex is a material that illuminates color without pigments. As graphic designers are looking into ways of incorporating sustainability in their practices, they are seeking ways …
Jeanine Benyus, Biomimicry
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.
Limpets sink their teeth into world's strongest natural material crown
Scientists now have a new source of inspiration in the form of limpet teeth, which are made of a material researchers say is potentially stronger than spider silk, is comparable in strength to the strongest commercial carbon fibers, and could one day be copied for use in cars, boats and planes.
Companies search the seas for ways to protect water
Zebra mussels can detect toxins in water. So maybe Avon Lake Regional Water can learn something from them. Turns out, fish and other underwater life forms can perform some interesting tricks with water. Given that they've been submerged in it for millions if not billions of years.
Biology Inspires Idea for Improving Lithium Ion Batteries | Biomimicry 3.8
Borrowing the method organisms use to build mineralized tissues could lead to better performing lithium ion batteries