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The Eye of Biomimicry

| Tuesday April 26th, 2005 | 1 Comment

motheye.gifIf you havn’t read Biomimicry, I highly recommend picking it up. Either way, this moth-eye based innovation by a company called Autotype is a fine example of learning from nature. The material, known as Autoflex MARAG, is based on the nanostructures found in the eyes of night flying moths. It’s a natural light absorber that can be used to coat flat screen panels, preventing glare. (as seen on the excellent Z+Partners Blog)


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  1. April 26, 2005 at 12:54 pm PDT | Treehugger writes:

    Biomimetic Film: Autoflex MARAG

    A new photographic film has been introduced which was inspired by the eye structure of night flying moths. The, developed by Autotype, is called Autoflex MARAG, which stands for “MothEye Anti-Reflective, Anti-Glare”. The new film has been designed for …

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