The Ultimate Home DIY Project. Maybe you fancy yourself as a home inventor or do-it-yourselfer. Every home inventor dreams of making their own robot right? I will bet you don’t have one of these at home.

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University of California San Diego Researchers And Biomimicry. Migratory birds often use warm, rising atmospheric currents to gain height with little energy expenditure when flying over long distances.It’s a behavior known as thermal soaring that requires complex decision-making within the turbulent environment of a rising column of warm air from the sun baked surface of […]

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Research Leading to Better Robot Design. The name centipede, which means “100 legs,” can be somewhat misleading: centipedes may have anywhere from 15 to 177 pairs of legs. This number of legs working in the right way, can propel the creature very quickly.

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What is a Biohybrid Robot ? What happens when you combine two of the hottest technologies emerging today, namely robotics and 3D printing? From the mind’s at Case Western Reserve University you something amazing!

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Is Electronic Nose Technology As Good As That Of Man’s Best Friend ? Dogs have an amazing sense of smell. In fact there nose can detect some substances in as little concentrations as one part per trillion. With a nose that is tens of thousands of times better than ours can we even begin to […]

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New Developments in Biologically Inspired Engineering. Learning the lessons of evolution from nature is a short cut for scientists and engineers as they work to develop processes and products that excel in a certain characteristic. Bio mimicry, as it is also known, allows designers to skip to the most efficient design, for everything from airplanes to […]

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What Mechanical Engineers Can Learn Using Bio-mimicry. The common much much hated cockroach is admired for its ability to survive in almost any environment. I remember a joke that the only things that would survive the end of the world are cockroaches and Keith Richards from the Rolling Stones.

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