Biomimicry
Follow
Find tag "Skull"
23.4K views | +0 today
Biomimicry
Nature inspired innovation
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Miguel Prazeres
Scoop.it!

Taking a Pounding: How Woodpeckers Avoid Concussions

Taking a Pounding: How Woodpeckers Avoid Concussions | Biomimicry | Scoop.it
Woodpecker adaptations can inspire designs that prevent impact and vibration damage.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Miguel Prazeres
Scoop.it!

Helmets Imitate the Way the Scalp Moves Over the Skull to Protect Against Injuries

Helmets Imitate the Way the Scalp Moves Over the Skull to Protect Against Injuries | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

Conventional lids work well against direct blows, but are less effective when the impact comes from off-centre, and it's these rotational injuries which pose the greatest risk of brain damage. The Phillips Head Protection System (PHPS) allows helmets to imitate the way the scalp moves over the human skull when it receives a glancing blow.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Miguel Prazeres
Scoop.it!

Biomimicry Shoe

Biomimicry Shoe | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

The idea for this shoe highlights the aesthetics and the shape of the bird skull, along with the characteristics of the lightweight, and highly differentiated bone structure within the cranium. 

more...
No comment yet.