1. How do platypi sense? – AskNature Nuggets


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    We learned a bit about how nature senses from the star-nosed mole (https://vimeo.com/46782541) but now we turn our attention to the equally fascinating platypus. Let's learn how this venomous,…

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    • How do water striders move? – AskNature Nuggets


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      Humans have been talking about walking on water for centuries, but the water strider has accomplished this feat for quite some time. Join Biomimicry 3.8's co-founder and visionary, Janine Benyus…

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      • How do honey badgers excavate, protect against biotic factors, and protect against toxins? – AskNature Nuggets


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        How Does Nature... Excavate, Protect Against Biotic Factors, and Protect Against Toxins? Randall's famous "The Crazy Nastya** Honey Badger" video launched a thousand memes but why…

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        • How do octopuses change color? – AskNature Nuggets


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          Let biomimicry expert (15 years!) and Biomimicry 3.8 co-founder Dayna Baumeister explain the amazing color-changing skills of the octopus. AskNature Nuggets | Episode 11 Thank you to YouTube…

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          • How do fire ants survive disasters? En español y en Inglés – AskNature Nuggets


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            Filmed in Portland at the 2012 Biomimicry Education Summit, let Sayuri Yamanaka and Linda Paisley of Biomimicry Texas explain the amazing survival strategies of everyone's favorite picnic crasher,…

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            • How do trees make materials? – AskNature Nuggets


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              Let Biomimicry 3.8 Institute's Director of Youth Education Sam Stier give you some insight into nature's premier polymer producer. AskNature Nuggets | Episode 8 --------------------------- Transcript:…

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              • How does nature do life-friendly chemistry? – AskNature Nugget


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                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…

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                • How do feather barbules attach? – AskNature Nugget


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                  We've all had our feathers ruffled at one time or another, but what exactly are birds trying to accomplish when they preen? Let Biomimicry 3.8's Co-Founder and Visionary take you into…

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                  • How do desert holly optimize resources? – AskNature Nuggets


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                    Featuring Biomimicry 3.8's wonderful Biologist at the Design Table (BaDT) Jamie Dwyer and the incredibly resourceful habits of the desert holly. AskNature Nuggets | Episode 3

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                    • How do kangaroos stay cool? – AskNature Nuggets


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                      Cooling techniques courtesy of the kangaroo. Featuring Biomimicry 3.8's wonderful Biologist at the Design Table (BaDT), Sherry Ritter. AskNature Nuggets | Episode 1

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