Deep Look: Porcupines Give You 30,000 Reasons to Back Off


Biomimicry is an approach to solve human challenges by drawing inspiration from nature. Porcupine quills have influenced designs to create a less damaging surgical staple. Why do human designers look to nature for inspiration?

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Many innovations have been inspired by nature. Think about a small challenge that exists in your life. Imagine a solution to this challenge that is inspired by nature. Record an audio or video piece describing the challenge, your natural inspiration, and the solution you thought up.