The Biomimicry Blog

Articles focused on learning from nature
and creating nature-inspired innovations.

How the Building Blocks of DNA Inspire the Future of Data Storage 🧬

Nov 17, 2021

A single gram of DNA is capable of storing 215 petabytes (215 million gigabytes)... Could all your digital data be stored as #DNA? MIT engineering believes that Nature holds the questions to answers we yet learnt how to ask ... including how #Nature stores data. 

On earth right now,...

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Biomimicry Careers - Designing the Future of Work for the 21st Century 💼

Sep 07, 2021

Hi Change Maker,

This article explores biomimicry careers, offers advice to biomimics-to-be on how to get started, and how we might design the future of work for the 21st century. This week I sat down with the Learn Biomimicry course creators, Claire Janisch and Jessica Berliner, to find out...

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5 Things that Biomimicry Brings to BioTech 🧬

Jul 29, 2021

Today, information technology and biotechnology are two trends exponentially growing around the world. One can hardly fathom the wealth of knowledge and applications these two genres will bring to our futures, much like we could never predict the apps such as Uber and Airbnb in the 1980s. This...

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The Top 10 Best Biomimicry Examples of 2021 🏆

Jul 08, 2021

Hi there, Change Makers

Below is a list of our top 10 innovations inspired by nature for 2021. Each solution has an emerging biomimicry-based business. We look forward to seeing how they grow and evolve over time. 

This year’s Biomimicry Institute Ray of Hope Prize goes to...

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Why Biomimicry - The Big Picture Part 2

Feb 24, 2021


THE BIG PICTURE - SYSTEM DESIGN

Consider this: all the ants on the planet, taken together, have a biomass greater than that of humans. Ants have been incredibly industrious for millions of years. Yet their productiveness nourishes plants, animals, and soil. Human industry has been in...

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Why Biomimicry? The Big Picture Part 1

Feb 03, 2021

WHY BIOMIMICRY?  EXPONENTIAL CHANGE

In 2014 Forbes magazine published an article on the “Five Tech Trends that Can Drive Company Success” (Forbes)
The ability to innovate is a driver of productivity, competitiveness and prosperity. Innovation requires entrepreneurs to...

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Meet our Learn Biomimicry logo

Jan 11, 2021

We’re excited to launch our logo. It’s a whale’s tale combined with a book. It represents to us: - Nature as a living library; containing all the wisdom and inspiration needed for designing a world where all of life can thrive. It’s the simple, yet profound idea that...

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