Inspired By Nature.
This long read is a fascinating presentation of how scientists are learning from nature’s properties found in a variety of environment. Deconstructing the chemical, biological or physical components of some of these discoveries are intriguing in themselves, with potentially useful end products that benefit our world and humanity. One such new discovery is biodegradable internal sutures for surgical use. Another, entailed learning from the kingfisher’s fishing method in the redesign of the Shinkansen’s nose to reduce noise vibration resulting from its speed through airwaves. Although these scientific endeavours are still in its infancy in development, this branch of science holds tremendous promise. This article mentions a few of these interesting discoveries.
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