Biomimicry- Bones and Strength

Biomimicry is design innovation inspired by nature. For this thread, you will select an example from this website https://www.thinglink.com/scene/754107237038817280 discuss how biology has inspired design of products. Be sure to address the following questions:

  • What is the scientific and common name of the organism in which the design originates?
  • Describe in a paragraph the organism. Where does it live? What is its life cycle?
  • Describe the adaptation that inspired the design. What does it do for the organism?
  • Describe the product that was developed based on the adaptation. Do you find it to be useful?
  • What other applications can you see from this?