Which Invention Was Inspired By A Burr. Scientists and engineers use what nature shows. Velcro was invented by george de mestral in 1941 and was inspired by the burrs he found on himself and on his dog.
3 inventions inspired by nature that changed the energy industry. Invented in 1941 by swiss engineer george de mestral who took the idea from the burrs that stuck tenaciously to his dogs hair. He went to his microscope and observed the many tiny hooks that attached to fur or fabric fibers.