Natural ‘engineering’

Most of what humanity has developed to make life easier is simply copied from nature. The invention of the wheel is considered a milestone in human development, but dung beetles worked out the exact same solution millions of years before humans did. And let’s not talk about the duck vs. the boat, or the gull versus the airplane. Today we have access to wonderful fabrics, which are as strong as steel but with a much lower weight. Kevlar, for example, […] Read more »