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  1. Superslippy Surfaces

    13 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


  2. How nature inspires the material world

    30 Jun 2019

    Civilisations have been looking to nature for unique solutions to problems for thousands of years but it’s only since the mid-20th Century that this approach has started to become mainstream, explains Richard MacCowan. With Millions of species on the planet, Earth could be considered one big research and development lab. And…


  3. Be The New Normal

    01 Mar 2018

    Nature as the Technology of the Future “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better”, said Albert Einstein. Well, this is what we are going to do. Biomimicry is (or any other related terms) about how we can look to the natural world to find solutions…


  4. “Behind the Science”

    12 Nov 2017

    The preview for the “Behind the Science” interviews beginning this month.


  5. Mimicking with Superyacht designers

    30 Jun 2016

    SuperYachtNews write-up of our event at SuperYacht Design Week 2015 by Angela Audretsch. “Biomimicry, the approach to innovation that looks to find sustainable solutions to human challenges by mimicking nature, is a realm that designers across all industries have frequently looked to for inspiration and development. A technical workshop at the Altfield…


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