What happens when a telecom company looks to the armadillo and other critters for packaging innovation?
Here's how two U.S. firms pursued the holy grail of bioinspired design: artificial photosynthesis.
For all the fascination with biomimicry, the field hasn’t generated a lot of products. But a lot is going on behind the scenes.
Taking its cue from the way coral make minerals, Norian bone cement is a great medical success story.
In honor of his favorite business heretics, Interface's director of restorative enterprise challenges three core business...
Designers and city planners who want to build resilience can look to natural systems.
MIT researchers have discovered how to use engineered viruses to improve lithium-ion batteries and solar cells.
Using nano-optics to mimic a butterfly wing creates an ink-free image that's brighter than a hologram and impossible to counterfeit.
A New York program is incubating bio-inspired technology by funding companies seeking to harness its genius.
Two technologies based on marine organisms offer hope for the growing problem of antibiotic resistant infections.
The 30x30 Nature Challenge is deceptively easy with big payoffs: Encourage your employees to spend 30 minutes a day outside for 30 days.
A brilliant, bio-inspired technical innovation has not been enough to ensure that Qualcomm's e-reader technology would gain a market foothold.
Creating products from bio-inspired ideas isn't easy, but three groups have found ways to bridge the development gap.
How has nature inspired innovators to solve the "last mile" problem for pedestrians?
The top 10 bio-inspired ideas of 2012.
Corporate sustainability pioneer John Elkington examines the movement to bring negative outputs to zero.
Step away slowly from the computer and go outside. Don't worry, you're still working. You're just outside.
Improving the design of our built environment can actually work for us at a deeply biological level.
What is a sustainability guy doing at a 3D software company? There's a natural fit.
A high-speed rail operator needed its trains to be faster and quieter. Its manager turned to owls and kingfishers for inspiration.