biotechnology

How Neri Oxman is Rethinking Design – with Biology

What can learn from the natural world as we design our built environment? Elisabeth Aiton delves into the futuristic work of Neri Oxman, founder of the emerging field of Material Ecology.

Mushrooms and Algae: Creative Solutions to Environmental Problems

While these are just two exciting examples of the ways that mushrooms/mycelium and blue-green algae can work toward a sustainable world, governments have yet to invest in mass mycelium clean-up projects. By fusing technology and the natural world, as Mannoor and Joshi have, with the creativity of human invention as Stamets has, we can find solutions to our climate and global challenges.