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World Climate Strikes (20-27 September 2019)

This September the world has gathered in the largest protests on climate action in human history to demand that governments secure the future of all life on Earth.

Bioluminescence and Mimicry

Bioluminescence is one of the many fascinating processes found in nature, predominantly underwater. It can be used to signal myriad different attitudes, and is beginning to be applied to various different fields of work.

Nature for the survival of our species

The relationship between humans and the environment has long been an abusive one, leaving its signature footprint on the planet and spawning the consequences we all live today.

The hidden benefits of sourdough bread

Bread is a central food in human culture. Over time, our species has developed countless ways of producing it and integrating it into a broad variety of diets. But to what does it owe its success?

Biomimetics as a metamodel

The etymological origins of the biomimetic word refer to “imitate life”. Therefore, this word implies the concept that life has many aspects to be discovered.

What can we learn from polar bears fur?

The elegant coat that surrounds these polar plantigrees is composed by a set of extraordinary microstructures that could inspire our dress in the future.