How can the observation of nature help us solve scientific, economic and social challenges? The French entrepreneur, Idriss J. Aberkane, discusses biomimetics as the next intellectual revolution.
Let’s start with an analogy: if the history of our planet Earth was compressed into 1 year, humans would appear in the last 15 minutes of it. Out of those 15 minutes, most recent industrial progress would occur within 1 minute. Although the rapid rate of industrialization has helped to prolong life and overcome diseases, it has also brought pollution and environmental destruction that could in turn limit human survival, as illustrated by American science writer, Janine M. Benyus…..