Fe2 Owlet axial fanZiehl-Abegg, Inc.
Fan is quiet, uses less energy
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Colonies of social insects self-organize and carry out complex group tasks through many simple individual interactions.
Concentrated solar plantMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Optimal arrangement of solar array mirrors based on Fibonacci spirals.
PureBond technologyColumbia Forest Products
Wood glue that doesn't use formaldehyde
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Byssal threads of the blue mussel attach to a wet, solid surface using adhesive proteins that overcome the surface’s attraction to water molecules.
Self-repairing ConcreteAdvanced Civil Engineering - Materials Research Lab at the Univeristy of Michigan
Flexible and self-repairing concrete to revolutionize infrastructure