Debbie Munro is a mechanical and biomedical engineer who says the future of biomimicry is vast. It's design inspired by how nature solves problems and Dr Munro says it won't be long before we are using it to design tiny robots that hide like cockroaches when the lights are turned on, or swarming so that they cannot be shot down or destroyed. Dr Munro has designed orthopedic implants, robotic dinosaurs for the Jurassic Park Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood and NASA's spacesuits and the SOFIA project. And she's a science fiction writer.
22 Apr 2019