Potato King who used curiosity to change people minds

In the 1700s, famine in Europe occurred regularly—crops failed and invading armies often stole or burned food. Frederick the Great of Prussia saw in the potato a solution. Highly filling and weather resistant, it was also a difficult crop to steal or destroy. But Prussians wouldn’t have it. Potato eating

Cockroach inspired ‘Robot’ for disaster relief

US Researchers from University of of California, Berkeley were inspired by cockroach’s ability to withstand heavy forces and ability to flatten themselves to fit tight spaces. They attributed this to its exoskeleton feature which can be compressed when subjected to heavy force without breaking. The researchers were able to replicate

Design thinking in US Army

Design thinking is the new buzz word going around industries.Simply described it is a problem solving or innovation approach to design solutions or products integrating the principles of human centered design to conventional methods. US Army has taken up the concepts of design thinking and integrate into your core operations