In this issue: What a Drag! You Mean These Bumps Didn’t Make Me Swim Faster? by Tom McKeag, Tales from the Belly Button by Adelheid Fischer, Interviews with Rolf Mueller and Scott Turner, Portfolio by Daan Roosegaarde, Biologically Inspired Design: Computational Methods and Tools (Goel, McAdams and Stone, eds.) review by Randall Anway and Norbert Hoeller, Interview with Israeli Biomimicry Organization (Yael Helfman Cohen and Daphne Haim Langford), and Taking it to the Street: the LA Auto Show’s ‘Biomimicry & Mobility 2025’ Challenge by Tom McKeag.