Biomimetics is essentially applying the functions of biological systems found in nature to artificially created systems intended to replicate the same functions.
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A revolutionary machine that can copy itself and manufacture everyday objects quickly and cheaply could transform industry in the developing world.
The "self-replicating rapid prototyper," or "RepRap" is the brainchild of...
Researchers from the Naval Air Warfare Center in China Lake, California, and the University of Wyoming have developed a fiber optic sensor inspired by the compound eye of the common housefly, Musca domestica.
The new sensor c...
A group of Japanese researchers, who publish their findings today in Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, have succeeded in building a fully functional replica model - an ornithopter - of a swallowtail butterfly, and they have filmed their model b...
Mohsen Shahinpoor, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Maine has created a robot version of the infamous bug eating Venus Flytrap, using a material he invented himself several years ago. Named ionic polymeric metal co...
With the goal of designing an insect-inspired flying microrobot capable of sustained autonomous flight, researchers have demonstrated for the first time a microrobot that achieves vertical flight using closed-loop control. The researchers p...