In this issue: Making Paste: Biomedical Innovations Inspired by Nature by Tom McKeag, Jewels of the Desert by Adelheid Fischer, Looking back, looking forward by Janine Benyus with Megan Schuknecht, Portfolio by Lisa Frank, Interview with Markus J. Buehler, Architecture Follows Nature (Ilaria Mazzoleni) review by Colleen Mahoney, Interviews with Biomimicry Germany (Prateep Beed and Arndt Pechstein) and Biomimicry Netherlands (Saskia van den Muijsenberg), and Developing a Common Ground for Learning from Nature by BID Community Think Tank.