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NexLoop unveils water management system inspired by spiders, fungi, bees and plants

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 04, 2017 01:03 AM
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by gregory.j.beach@gmail.com (Greg Beach) last modified Nov 03, 2017

In its quest to sustainably serve the needs of urban farmers, Team NexLoop found inspiration for its water management system in the natural world. Seeking to create a system that is self-sufficient and adaptable to local needs, the team observed the ability of cribellate orb weaver spiders to craft webs that capture water from fog in the air. The team then incorporated this design into their work to allow their system, called the AquaWeb, to passively capture water from the atmosphere. The biomimetically-designed...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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