Author: Janine M. Benyus
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061958921
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If chaos theory transformed our view of the universe, biomimicry is transforming our life on Earth. Biomimicry is innovation inspired by nature – taking advantage of evolution’s 3.8 billion years of R&D since the first bacteria.


Author: Janine M. Benyus
Publisher: HarperPerennial
ISBN: 9780688160999
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The answers are there for the finding, poemlike in their elegance and economy.Anyone interested in the people and ideas that are shaping our future must read this book to know where the most exciting revelations lie--literally all around us ...


Author: Dora Lee
Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN: 1554534674
Size: 62.38 MB
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Discusses the many human inventions that have been inspired by nature, including biodegradable plastics, Velcro, and renewable energy resources, and suggests other natural processes that can be used to benefit modern human civilization.

The Shark S Paintbrush

Author: Jay Harman
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1857889312
Size: 72.16 MB
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The wave of the future has been around since the beginning of times: it's called Nature. Let inventor and entrepreneur Jay Harman introduce you to stunning solutions to some of the world's thorniest problems.

Biomimicry In Architecture

Author: Michael Pawlyn
Publisher: Riba Publishing
ISBN: 9781859466285
Size: 53.26 MB
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Aimed at architects, urban designers and product designers, this new edition of Biomimicry in Architecture looks to the natural world to achieve radical increases in resource efficiency.

Invention And Evolution

Author: M. J. French
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521469111
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In addition, the text contains many new exercises that reinforce important points in the text.


Author: Yoseph Bar-Cohen
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439834768
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A follow-up to Biomimetics: Biologically Inspired Technologies (2005), this comprehensive reference methodically surveys the latest advances in this rapidly emerging field.


Author: Yoseph Bar-Cohen
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420037714
Size: 45.59 MB
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The book contains pioneering approaches to biomimetics including a new perspective on the mechanization of cognition and intelligence, as well as defense and attack strategies in nature, their applications, and potential.

Biomimicry For Optimization Control And Automation

Author: Kevin M. Passino
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781846280696
Size: 65.14 MB
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In this book, we focus onhowtousebiomimicryof the functionaloperationofthe “hardwareandso- ware” of biological systems for the development of optimization algorithms and ...

Nature Got There First

Author: Phil Gates
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0753464101
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Describes a variety of inventions and techniques inspired by discoveries in nature such as the use of plant burrs in Velcro and the jet propulsion of the squid in aircraft.