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Creating Pure Colors the Rainbow Beetle Way

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Picture a unique color-generation mechanism in nature that has the potential to create cosmetics and paints with purer, more vivid hues, or create screen displays on phones or tablets that project the same true image when viewed from any angle.

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Snakes Inspire New Class of Crawler Bots

Snakes Inspire New Class of Crawler Bots

Harvard researchers have developed a robot modeled on snakeskin with soft robotic scales made using kirigami – an ancient Japanese paper craft that relies on cuts to change the properties of a material.

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Mimicking Nature to Defeat Climate Change

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Five teams of entrepreneurs from around the world have been chosen to participate in the newest cohort of the world’s only business accelerator program dedicated to bringing nature-inspired solutions to market.

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BioNurse: Generating Spaces for Life

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A team from the Ceres Regional Center for Fruit and Vegetable Innovation in Chile has won the first-ever $100,000 Ray C. Anderson Foundation “Ray of Hope” Prize in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.

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Bringing Biomimicry to Market: Impact Investing Inspired by Nature

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Elegant, poetical and paradigm-changing, biomimicry has captured the world’s imagination with the promise of using nature’s solutions to solve human problems. To successfully engage with this promising sector, impact investors need to tap into a rich ecosystem of research, learning, innovation and cross-sector collaboration. Find out how…

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New Biomimicry Deals Seeking Investment

Biomimicry Deals Live on Maximpact

Biomimicry, a design discipline that seeks sustainable solutions by emulating nature’s time-tested patterns and strategies, is an emerging field that is increasingly catching interest from impact investors and social businesses. We discuss three new biomimicry impact deals currently seeking investment on Maximpact platform.

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