BIOMIMICRY: INNOVATION INSPIRED BY NATURE

BIOMIMICRY: INNOVATION INSPIRED BY NATURE

By: Benyus, Janine M.

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Book Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Biomimicry is a revolutionary new science that analyzes natures best ideas- -spider silk and eyes, seashells and brain cells, photosynthesis and DNA--a nd adapts them for human use. Janine Benyus takes us into the lab and out i n the field with the maverick researchers who are discovering natures ingen ious solutions to the problem of human survival: studying leaves to learn h ow to make microscopic solar power packs that will clean up toxic spills an d light our homes; harnessing DNAs coding power to make blindingly fast com puters; discovering miracle drugs by observing what animals eat; and much m ore. 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.

Title: BIOMIMICRY: INNOVATION INSPIRED BY NATURE

Author Name: Benyus, Janine M.

Categories: General Science,

Publisher: Perennial (HarperCollins): 1998

ISBN Number: 0688160999

ISBN Number 13: 9780688160999

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000042466