Bioinspiration: how nature is helping us innovate
Incredible inventions inspired by natural mechanisms
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Since the beginning of time, humans have been looking to nature to survive. Nowadays, it is in a slightly different way. Bioinspiration is where biologists study animals to understand the basic principles of their existence, and then bioengineers use this information to find solutions to human problems. Animals have mechanisms for survival that humans do not even understand yet. However, as the technology for scientific investigation improves, we can learn more from mother nature.
In this gallery, you'll learn all about how nature is helping humans advance. From swimsuits to medical tape, click through to find out more.
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