As more companies use biomimicry to fuel product innovation, here's how one of the field's pioneers is championing the movement.
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Five innovators share their visions for the future of transportation.
Recent milestones bring the much anticipated application of a universal dry and tunable adhesive closer to our everyday use.
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A new monitoring system from Rainforest Connection uses mobile tech, solar panels and microphones to fight illegal logging.
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3D printing is the first technology with the potential to enable large-scale local manufacturing.
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Sprint is among the first companies to offer a product made of AirCarbon, plastic created from waste greenhouse gases by Newlight Technologies.
Over the product life cycle, natural fibers can be less sustainable than some synthetics. Here's an anatomy of a few notable failures.
It may come at a cost, but HP's decision to deliver ink cartridges containing recycled material means it is hedging against future resource price rises.
After only a few years as sustainability head at clothing giant H&M, she has been named the most powerful businesswoman in Sweden. What is this star's secret?
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The Autodesk Foundation seeks to foster design that addresses some of the world's biggest challenges. Its director explains the opportunities.