BlogIONIK is on holiday

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Dear followers, we are on holiday!   With temperatures rising and outdoor activites calling we will take a few weeks off to be back with new articles and fresh ideas by the end of July. We are looking forward to soon be celebrating our one-year-blogging-anniversary with you!   Have a great time,   Anja, Kathi,...
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Natural electrostatic fields

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It is not so common to mention plants in relation to electrostatic fields. Nevertheless, there are some interesting facts about this topic and you might be surprised how many natural processes are hidden behind the phenomenon of electrostatics. Electrostatic fields of plants During fair weather conditions (meaning a relatively clear sky with calm winds), a vertical electric...
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Part 2: Where to study Biomimetics in Europe?

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In last week’s article we already presented you three possibilities to study Biomimetics in Europe. The Bachelor program ‘Bionik’ at the Westphalian University of Applied Sciences in Bocholt, the Master program ‘Bionik/ Biomimetics in Energy System’ at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences in Villach and the Bachelor/ Master program in ‘Biology’ at the University...
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Structural Mechanics in Biomimetics

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Greetings readers, in my article today I am going to talk about structural mechanics and where in nature we can find examples for it. Biomimetics being a multi-disciplinary study enables the flexibility http://www.blogionik.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=1348&action=editto choose the topic of interest. During my study of Biomimetics, we had a unique mix of students coming both from biology and engineering....
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10 questions to Prof. Ille C. Gebeshuber

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This time, we present you Prof. Ille C. Gebeshuber. She is a physicist who spent the last seven years at the National University in Malaysia.  During various rainforest expeditions with her students, coming from many different fields of science, they learn from the rainforest life and ecosystem to do things in a different and more...
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