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Title: ADAPT
HOW WE CAN LEARN FROM NATURE'S STRANGEST INVENTIONS
By: Amina Khan
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 178649227X
ISBN 13: 9781786492272
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Publisher: ATLANTIC BOOKS
Pub. date: 6 July, 2017
Edition: Main
Pages: 352
Description: Explore the science of biomimicry: full of fascinating natural facts, ingenious ideas and a glimpse into the future of human innovation.
Synopsis: Nature's creations are more sophisticated and elegant than anything humans have created. Geckos can run upside down along ceilings. Termite mounds can stay cool in the desert without air conditioning. Adapt explores how we can harness such ideas through the ground-breaking new science of biomimicry - which looks to nature to solve pressing problems in engineering and science. From the depths of the oceans to the ice sheets of the Arctic, Amina Khan talks to the researchers at the forefront of this exciting new science, who are designing everything from wind turbines to military camouflage. An entertaining eulogy to the power of evolution, this captivating book is a must read for anyone with an interest in design, nature and technology.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Atlantic Books
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