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The shark's paintbrush : biomimicry and how nature is inspiring innovation /

by Harman, Jay.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Ashland, Oregon : White Cloud Press, [2013]Edition: First edition.Description: 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781935952848; 1935952846; 9780385535717; 0385535716.Content Type: text; Media Type: unmediated; Carrier Type: volumeSubject(s): Biomimicry | Biomimicry
Contents:
Introduction : The nature of innovation -- A new golden age -- The next industrial revolution -- Going with the flow -- Catching the worldwide wave -- Biomimicry at work -- Secrets from the sea -- Scales and feathers -- The bee's knees -- Spores and seeds -- Wampum -- The nature of change -- The corporate jungle -- Dollar signs -- Reorganizing (your) business -- Epilogue.
Summary: An introduction to the scientific practice through which natural models are inspiring innovative solutions to pressing industrial challenges examines such examples as wind turbines based on whale fins and cockroach-emulating prosthetic limbs.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : The nature of innovation -- A new golden age -- The next industrial revolution -- Going with the flow -- Catching the worldwide wave -- Biomimicry at work -- Secrets from the sea -- Scales and feathers -- The bee's knees -- Spores and seeds -- Wampum -- The nature of change -- The corporate jungle -- Dollar signs -- Reorganizing (your) business -- Epilogue.

An introduction to the scientific practice through which natural models are inspiring innovative solutions to pressing industrial challenges examines such examples as wind turbines based on whale fins and cockroach-emulating prosthetic limbs.

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The shark's paintbrush : by Harman, Jay. ©2013

White Cloud Press, (Ashland, Oregon :) 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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