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Awesome animals and epic engineers



10:00 - 16:00


How would it feel to see like a sea creature? How do bioengineers make materials that mimic mayfly wings or glow like a jellyfish?

Cuttlefish copyright Firefly5

Unearth the amazing ways in which evolution and animal mechanics are inspiring engineers to develop new sensors, substances and materials. Peek beneath the waves to see through the eyes of a cuttlefish, build your own invisible artwork and transport yourself into a future where biology meets eye-popping design.

Attending this event

  • Free to attend
  • This event was part of the Manchester Science Festival
  • Events were drop-in with no registration required

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