Turning nature’s design into scientific breakthrough
By Stefanie Olsen
Staff Writer, CNET News.com
Published: March 1, 2006, 4:00 AM PST
. . . Pax’s projects also take a cue from a design theory called biomimicry, coined by Janine Benyus, who wrote a seminal book on the subject in 1997. Biomimicry argues that nature uses only the energy it needs, fits form to function, and recycles everything. So why not design products the same way? . . .