Biomimicry : innovation inspired by nature / Janine M. Benyus.Material type: TextPublication details: New York : Perennial, 2002, c1997.Description: 308 p. ; 21 cmISBN:
- 0060533226 (pbk.)
- 9780060533229 (pbk.)
- 600 21
- T173.8 .B45*
- WD 2350
- WH 3700
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|Book||Karen H. Huntsman Library Main Book Collection - Second Level||608 B448||1||Available||38060007348592|
Originally published by William Morrow in 1997 ; First Quill edition published 1998 ; reissued in Perennial 2002.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -300) and index.
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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