The goal was to cut out the extremely loud claps that occurred when Japan's bullet train emerged from tunnels. Engineers looked toward the kingfisher, which dives seamlessly into water. A nosecone designed after the bird's beak solved the issue.
Nature-Inspired Innovation: 9 Examples of Biomimicry in Action
An excellent example of applied biomimicry, Magnolia explores marrying the concept of “kangaroo care” with the common incubator in order to prevent a variety of infant disorders while promoting health and well-being post birth.