The 15 Coolest Cases of Biomimicry

Brainz.org has a very good article which gives 15 excellent examples of designs inspired by nature (biomimicry or biomimetics).


Morphing Aircraft Wings
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The list includes the classic examples of Velcro (adhesion) , air-conditioning (termites) and gecko (adhesion) but also a number of new ones including:

  • Insect-inspired Robots
  • Friction-reducing sharkskin (e.g. for competitive swimming)
  • Morphing aircraft wings which change shape

Interestingly it does not mention any examples of organizational biomimicry which is what inspired bioteams.