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Biomimetics

WATCH: Yes, This Moth Is 'Driving'

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.11.2013 | Science

Silk moths can't fly, so usually the guys have to meet ladies the old fashioned way: by crawling. But at one Tokyo University lab male moths get t...

Nature Helps Create Scrumptious Ice Cream

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 09.12.2012 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Nestle scientists are looking to nature for help in revealing exactly which mechanism within ice crystal dynamics is responsible for taking the fun and flavor away from ice cream as it ages in home freezers.

WATCH: Stunning Aerial Video Of Cameroon

Posted 10.19.2011 | Travel

Even if you've been fortunate enough to visit Cameroon, you've probably never seen it like this before. William Thielicke, a Ph.D. student in biomi...

9 Incredible Technologies Inspired By Animals (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Animals may not have iPods, or Android phones, or fancy laptop computers--but that hasn't stopped them from inspiring some of the world's most cutting...

Mantis Shrimp: Shrimp's Eye Shows Way To Better DVDs

Yahoo! News | Ben Hirschler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LONDON (Reuters) -- The amazing eyes of a giant shrimp living on Australia's Great Barrier Reef could hold the key to developing a new type of super h...