I recently traveled to San Diego to attend the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion.
In butterfly “evolution,” new findings show mechanisms at work other than random mutation and natural selection.
The word “biomimetics” entered the dictionary in 1974. In the 45 years since, scientists have found design inspiration in everything biological from molecules to mammals.
Yesterday, Sarah Chaffee pointed out a remarkable article in the top science journal Nature, “Stop the science training that demands ‘don’t ask’.”
Miniature designs often require more foresight and delicate engineering than large designs. Examples are abundant in the living world.