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Bio-inspired Autonomous Vehicles Expand Navy Littoral Capabilities

Bio-inspired Autonomous Vehicles Expand Navy Littoral Capabilities | Biomimicry | Scoop.it
Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have taken inspiration from nature—from fish, in particular—to design and develop novel underwater propulsion, control, and sensing solutions for near-shore and littoral zone missions.
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A Nature-Inspired Scooter Reinvents The Cargo Bike So That It's Easier To Pedal

A Nature-Inspired Scooter Reinvents The Cargo Bike So That It's Easier To Pedal | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

"Mocan looks like a scooter, but has plenty of room to carry big items. [...]  Designed as part of the Biomimicry Student Design Challenge, which asks students to look for inspiration in nature, the Mocan imitates the squiggle movement of centipedes and snakes. Instead of pedaling, you move a handle back and forth to move quickly down the street."

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