BirdFriendly Design: Transparent glass visible to birds mimicks a spider’s web. #biomimicry #signalofchange https://t.co/HeasOFgIdI
Spider webs represent nature’s ability to deter collisions. Spiders weave UV reflective strands of silk into their webs to prevent birds from flying through. Invisible to humans, the spider-inspired principle of including UV strands in glass has been used by Ornilux, a company that has create a transparent, bird-friendly glass using biomimicry.