How is the technology inspired by fauna and flora?

This week, Now You Know looks at the new technologies around us. Constantly evolving, these new technologies are revolutionizing certain sectors but also upsetting our daily lives. Be on the cutting edge of tech with Now You Know!

There are many examples of biomimicry. In the 1960s, the Japanese engineer Eiji Nakatsu had the idea of ‚Äč‚Äčreproducing the shape of kingfisher beaks on the front of the Shinkansen, the fastest train in the world at the time. This innovation has reduced train noise, saved energy and increased its speed.

What is biomimicry? Is this idea new? Are there any recent examples? Listen to the rest of this episode of “Now You Know”.

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How is the technology inspired by fauna and flora?

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