Biomimicry, Biomaterials, Biomimetics

Biomimicry, Biomaterials, Biomimetics

This special evening, sponsored by the City of Murrieta, welcomed David Kisailus, Ph.D., and several of his students from the University of California, Riverside, who work on biomaterials and biomimetics.   read more

Pandas, Butterflies, and Biomimicry

Pandas, Butterflies, and Biomimicry

It has been more than a year and a half now that San Diego Zoo Global staff members have been contributing monthly articles in the Conservation Beat e-newsletter (sign up[…..]

The Da Vinci Index

The Da Vinci Index

“Biomimicry is one of the most promising scientific fields that could transform the way goods and services are designed, produced, transported, and distributed,”…   read more

Pandas, Bamboo, and Biomimicry

Pandas, Bamboo, and Biomimicry

Starting with the most popular ambassador of China that we have at the Zoo, our giant pandas are quite the anomaly of the Animal Kingdom.   read more

Biomimicry: Hope for the Future

Biomimicry: Hope for the Future

The tide of thinking has changed for the better, recently, in solving tomorrow’s problems as the idea of using the natural world as our teacher has replaced our drive to contain and alter it.   read more