Articles about Biomimicry

Rick Cook Remembers Ray C. Anderson on Person Place Thing PPT Podcast with Randy Cohen

Rick Cook, Founding Partner of COOKFOX was recently interviewed by Randy Cohen on the Person Place Thing PPT Podcast. He chose to highlight Ray C. Anderson as his "Person," and his interview illustrates and celebrates the wonderful legacy that Ray left for us all.

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ECOncrete Founder Featured on "What if We Get it Right?" Podcast

An Interview with Shimrit Perkol-Finkel

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Two Ray of Hope Prize Finalists Featured by Donut Media

Two finalists from the 2020 Ray of Hope Prize competition were recently featured on Donut Media's YouTube channel.

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Biomimicry Fireside Chat: "Envisioning a New Path Forward: Healing with Biomimicry"

Featuring Janine Benyus and Azita Ardakani

Janine Benyus and Azita Ardakani will close out the year and discuss how we can move forward in a way that heals ourselves and our shared home on Earth.

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Communicating with nematodes for better farming

Pheronym increases the effectiveness of commercially available beneficial nematodes (microscopic roundworms) by tapping into their natural communication platform, pheromones. By telling nematodes to be more effective and efficient predators, they are allowing for a widespread adoption of a proven organic farming technique.

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How the nanostructure of a butterfly wing inspired a better way to purify air

Biomimicry Institute

Metalmark addresses the global air pollution crisis by turning contaminated fumes into breathable air. Inspired by the structural coloration, aerodynamics, strength, lightness, and water repellency of butterfly wings, they are creating high-performance catalytic materials that can purify both indoor and outdoor air.

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Ray of Hope Prize Finalist, Helicoid Industries Designs with Inspiration from Mantis Shrimp

Helicoid is making lighter, stronger, and more impact resistant composites by applying the same internal architecture found in the mantis shrimp’s extremely durable club.

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Seeking the top Nature-Inspired Startup for the $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize

Applications are now open for the 2021 Ray of Hope Prize®, organized by the Biomimicry Institute in partnership with the Ray C. Anderson Foundation. This $100,000 Prize is awarded annually to the top nature-inspired startup, and applications are due December 4, 2020.

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Biomimicry Fireside Chat: "The Full (Eco)System Approach: Integrating Biomimicry into Soil Regeneration"

A candid conversation on the amazing complexities of soil ecosystems and how we can restore Earth’s natural balance by using the biomimicry lens at every design table.

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Nanomik Biotechnology protects crops from fungi using biomimetic principles

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