Ideas Right From Nature

One day in 1948, the Swiss engineer George de Mestral was cleaning his dog of burrs picked up on a walk when he realized how the hooks of the burrs clung to the fur. His realization led to the invention of Velcro — and a multimillion-dollar industry. See the full article via: WiredMagazine.

Un buen dia en 1948, el Ingeniero suizo George de Mestral estaba limpiando a su perro de erizillos que se le pegaron, dandose cuente de que pequeñisimos ganchos del erizillo colgaban de su pelaje. Su descubrimiento condujo a la invencion del Velcro-y una industria multimillonaria. Vea el articulo completo via:WiredMagazine.

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