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8 Useful Technologies Inspired by Nature

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Published on Apr 12, 2017

We're pretty good at inventing things, but stealing from nature is a great way to solve some problems!

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Sources:
Mosquito Needle
http://www.npr.org/sections/health-sh... https://www.newscientist.com/article/...

Waterproof Glue
http://www.popsci.com/article/science...
http://sciencenordic.com/synthetic-mu...

Cleaner Surfaces
http://www.nytimes.com/1993/02/15/us/...
http://www.medicaldaily.com/shark-ski...
http://www.livescience.com/47870-shar...
https://ocean.si.edu/ocean-photos/bio...

Turbine Blades
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/40...
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2...\

Turbine Placement
http://inhabitat.com/john-dabiri-uses...
http://dabirilab.com/

Green Concrete
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/co...
http://blogs.ei.columbia.edu/2012/05/...
https://www.wired.com/2015/09/think-l... https://www.technologyreview.com/s/53...
http://www.worldwatch.org/node/5996

Vaccines
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20121...

Velcro
http://www.livescience.com/34572-velc...
http://content.time.com/time/nation/a...
http://lemelson.mit.edu/resources/geo...
http://nymag.com/vindicated/2016/11/a...

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