6 Biomimicry Companies Helping Nature Heal Itself

Since when did Americans go from talking about the likelihood of weekend rain to practically fist fighting over changing weather patterns? “Save the planet!” they’ll demand of you, as they wave their placards in the air. Seems a bit arrogant to think that mankind is capable of determining nature’s fate, but the debate is irrelevant. […]

Why BrainChip Stock Should Be Avoided

If the definition of insanity is doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting different results, then the same can be said for investors who repeatedly invest in stocks that have more red flags than a Chinese military parade. The biggest giveaway is the gaggle of prophets that come around letting you know what great opportunity […]

DNA Script Develops World’s First Enzymatic DNA Printer

The octopus is a solitary creature that doesn’t find dating to be all that. When it comes time to mate, the male sends the female a sperm pouch from afar, sometimes with a severed arm attached. And they said romance was dead. In addition to being intelligent enough to avoid child support and alimony, the […]

Bolt Threads and Spider Web Clothing

They say clothes makes the man, a proverb that means you should dress to impress. In the Age of COVID-19, many of us have stopped wearing pants, but that doesn’t mean we’re not interested in some of the cool technology coalescing around clothing. You’ve probably read or seen some of the smart fabrics that can […]

Neuromorphic Computing Rethinks AI Chip Design

One of the classic movie scenes of all time is when Gene Wilder’s reluctant mad scientist, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Franken-STEEN!), realizes his incompetent henchman Igor got his hands on an abnormal brain (or, as the hunchback believed, it belonged to someone named Abby Normal). Hilarity ensued. However, that cinematic moment also reminds us that if […]

8 Biomimicry Examples Taken From Actual Startups

There is some darn cool stuff going on in nature. Spider silk is five times stronger than steel, a mantis shrimp is quicker than a bullet, and tardigrades can live for a decade without food. How can we take some of these amazing natural occurrences and exploit them to our own advantage? The design of […]