The epilogue!!!

Today we presented our biomimetics final project. Hmmm thing are in control now compared to last week our project has come along nicely! We started with different pieces of puzzle and now we have woven a convincing story and the puzzle seems to be solved. One more course done…yay! As we were discussing the last... Continue Reading →


The E.N.D.

Time flies!!! Especially during semesters…Yeah…we are already at end of our biomimetic class…2 weeks to go! Next week we will be discussing the last chapter from ‘The gecko’s foot’, designing future naturally and a week after we will present our final project.  Thank you Dr. Tonia for designing this course and thank you all my... Continue Reading →

Something fishy!

Well this week didn’t start as I wanted but did end on some positive notes…the Boston bombing…still hard to believe how can anyone one plan to destroy the peaceful event such as a marathon race??? Marathon race is a symbol of determination. Runners put years of training and hard work to prepare for a marathon…and... Continue Reading →


Magical Folds!

In India, we have four to five months of grueling hot summer and around mid-June the weather starts changing. The air becomes heavy, winds start blowing indicating the arrival of monsoon season. I love the first rain of the season. I love to go out in the rain and soak myself in the first rain.... Continue Reading →


Desalination: a Solution to drinking water shortage?

I am kind of swamped now days…I am presenting next week in Northeast Bioengineering Conference at Syracuse NY on my research…I know it’s awesome! But I am freaking out…I have to speak in front of people and believe me I am not a big fan of that…but it’s a conference presentation and hey I am... Continue Reading →


Ya chimanyano parat phira re!!! World Sparrow Day!

Ya chimanyano parat phira re!!! World Sparrow Day? Do you know 20th March was World Sparrow Day? I didn’t know either…:) But I googled it and thanks to Wikipedia I came to know that this day is observed to bring awareness about this small endangering bird. ( I have noticed that there were literally no... Continue Reading →


How old is biomimetics?

First things first…I have to admit writing a blog every week on a new interesting subject…not a joke! Either I am not prolific or there is nothing interesting happening around…later obviously not true…but I am in love with this concept of expressing my thoughts and connecting with people around the world through common thread we... Continue Reading →



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In my last blog I introduced you to biomimetics and bioinspiration world. There is a debate among scientist about whether this field should be called as biomimicry or bioinspiration. When we think about mimicry we give it a negative connotation but in my opinion mimicry is the first step towards learning. When a child learns... Continue Reading →


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