Spider silk: nanomaterial that can stop a jumbo jet in the midflight

Mother Nature can sometimes be peculiarly amazing. She hides some of her greatest of creations in the simplest of creatures. A gecko seemingly defies the gravity with its special fingertips. Many simple insects including honey bees, navigate long distances using special nanoscale structures in their eyes. Marble berries produce the most intense blue color known…

How a desert beetle make self filling water bottles possible

Every morning in Namib Desert,  an ingenious little beetle, slowly climb up to the highest dooms of the plain. Then it put its back to the cold breeze to collect the life giving liquid: water. Namib desert is one of the driest places on the world where water precipitation is only 2 millimeters in most areas and there…