Janine Benyus has a message for inventors: "The more our world functions like the natural world, the more likely we are to endure on this home that is ours, but not ours alone." When solving a design problem, look to nature first. There you'll find inspired designs for making things waterproof, aerodynamic, solar-powered and more. Here she reveals dozens of new products that take their cue from nature with spectacular results. Hear her talk at TED.com. Visit her Biomimicry Institute and Asknature.org.
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