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Biomimicry : innovation inspired by nature /

by Benyus, Janine M.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Perennial, 2002, c1997Description: 308 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0060533226 (pbk.); 9780060533229 (pbk.).Subject(s): Technological innovations | Human ecology | Nature | Innovations | ´┐ŻEcologie humaine | Nature | Bionik | Natur | Technischer Fortschritt
Contents:
Ch.1. Echoing nature : why biomimicry now? -- Ch.2. How will we feed ourselves? : farming to fit the land : growing food like a prairie -- Ch. 3. How will we harness energy? : light into life : gathering energy like a leaf -- Ch. 4. How will we make things? fitting form to function : finding cures like a chimp -- Ch. 5. How will we heal ourselves? : experts in our midst : finding cures like a chimp -- Ch. 6. How will we store what we learn? : Dances with molecules : computing like a cell -- Ch. 7. How will we conduct business? closing the loops in commerce : running a business like a redwood forest -- Ch. 8. Where will we go from here? : may wonders never cease : toward a biomimetic future.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-300) and index.

Originally published by William Morrow in 1997 ; First Quill edition published 1998 ; reissued in Perennial 2002.

Ch.1. Echoing nature : why biomimicry now? -- Ch.2. How will we feed ourselves? : farming to fit the land : growing food like a prairie -- Ch. 3. How will we harness energy? : light into life : gathering energy like a leaf -- Ch. 4. How will we make things? fitting form to function : finding cures like a chimp -- Ch. 5. How will we heal ourselves? : experts in our midst : finding cures like a chimp -- Ch. 6. How will we store what we learn? : Dances with molecules : computing like a cell -- Ch. 7. How will we conduct business? closing the loops in commerce : running a business like a redwood forest -- Ch. 8. Where will we go from here? : may wonders never cease : toward a biomimetic future.

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