Stephen Dewar (CA), Philip Watts (US/CA) and Frank Fish (US)
Turbines and fans inspired by whales

About the invention

The leading edge of the flippers of humpback whales have bumps – tubercles – that have inspired this US-Canadian team to develop blades for wind turbines and fans which are quieter, more efficient and operate in the lightest breezes.

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