Man's idea of chemistry often involves nasty chemicals, bunsen burners, and lab coats, but have you ever considered how nature does chemistry? The colors, smells, and structures that occur naturally are created by nature using the materials that surround them in the conditions in which they live. How can humans make concrete influenced by coral? Or adhesives based on blue mussels?
Let Biomimicry 3.8's Green Chemistry Naturalist Mark Dorfman explain how nature could be the best chemistry teacher that human's have ever had.
AskNature Nuggets | Episode 7