Why don’t woodpeckers get concussions?

Weekend before last, the nation enjoyed that great American institution, the Super Bowl, which our friend Kasey observed by getting her own minor concussion during a unscheduled encounter with a marble breakfast bar. In fact, she wasn’t even watching the game, but lacing up her shoes to hike Nevada’s Red Rock Canyon. Her injury, however is one that football players both young […]

By |February 9th, 2015|Biomimicry in Action, Birds, Shark Bites|Comments Off on Why don’t woodpeckers get concussions?

Birds of Paradise

Isn’t it amazing what we continue to learn about the many creatures with whom we share this planet? All 39 species of the remarkable and distinctive birds of paradise show in this video are only found deep in the rainforests of New Guinea. It has taken years to track these birds and study their unique behaviors—and plumage—all so we can learn more about Nature’s […]

By |February 28th, 2013|Biomimicry in Action, Birds, Shark Bites|Comments Off on Birds of Paradise