Velcro, high-speed trains and robotic arms: how nature is the mother of invention

On millions of years of evolution, nature has found solutions to many problems. The humans arrived at the end of the day and pinched them. For example, Velcro was invented after a Swiss engineer marveled at burdock burrs that stuck to his dog’s fur; the idea for robotic arms came from the movement and grasping …

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