Schooled by shellfish at Cleantech XII

Just how much do you know about biomimicry? That’s what I thought. The fascinating process of studying nature to develop solutions to human problems was...

Just how much do you know about biomimicry? That’s what I thought. The fascinating process of studying nature to develop solutions to human problems was one of the many topics addressed Tuesday at The Cleantech Forum XII in San Francisco. Steve Jurvetson of venture capital firm Draper, Fisher, Jurvetson and Janine Benyus, author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature talked about how technology solutions came from studying things like bats, algae, and whale fins. Check out what humans can learn from mollusks. The conference of investors, scientists and 30 international companies continues today, with PR executives from Bite Communications, Blue Practice, and Weber Shandwick in attendance.

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