Posts tagged with biology
Superslippy Surfaces13 Aug 2019
Chemistry In the natural world differs from our technological problem-solving approach whereas we use a large variety of elements, in nature the lighter elements (such as Carbon, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Hydrogen, Calcium, Phosphorous, Sulfur, Silicon etc.) With many heavy elements on the endangered list, we have seen an increase in R&D into bioinspired chemistry in the…
Edinburgh Science and Biomimicry25 Apr 2019
On the 13th April, we spoke to a full house at the Pleasance for our Design by Nature event as part of Edinburgh Science. Alongside Veronika Kapsali and Naomi Nakayama and the amazing host, Kathryn Harkup, we shared our stories about how we use biomimetics as part of our work Our discussions…
“Behind the Science”12 Nov 2017
The preview for the “Behind the Science” interviews beginning this month.
in the footsteps of d’arcy thompson05 Jun 2017
We were invited to speak to the School of Life Sciences Research Staff Association at the University of Dundee. This well-attended event saw Richard explain how biomimetics has been used in the life sciences with examples taken from social insects through to ocean wanderers. The full presentation can be found here.