Nature-Inspired Innovation: 9 Examples of Biomimicry in Action

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bullet train and kingfisher biomimicry photo
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The goal was to cut out the extremely loud claps that occurred when Japan's bullet train emerged from tunnels. Engineers looked toward the kingfisher, which dives seamlessly into water. A nosecone designed after the bird's beak solved the issue.

Photo of train via wikipedia; photo of kingfisher via Len Blumin

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