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Butterfly posturing helps solar panels boost efficiency

By mimicking the v-shaped posture of cabbage white, or small white, butterflies, researchers say they can boost solar panel efficiency. Squeezing more from less is essential to making renewable energy technologies economically viable. Now, winged insects are chipping in to … Continue reading

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Biomimicry Tools to Inspire Designers

Originally posted on THE DIRT:
Rainforest epiphyte leaf formation / Reforestation.me “Biomimicry is about learning from nature to inspire design solutions for human problems,” said Gretchen Hooker with the Biomimicry Institute at SXSW Eco in Austin, Texas. To enable the…

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Six Key Steps for Biomimicry & Design

Biomimicry is still unheard of in many walks of life. By looking at these six steps, all of which are already present in other scientific and business development models, will help Biomimicry to deliver more ideas across many new subjects in the future. The … Continue reading

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