Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature [Audiobook] download free by Janine M. Benyus

Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature Audiobook download free by Janine M. Benyus
  • Listen audiobook: Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature
  • Author: Janine M. Benyus
  • Release date: 2011/3/25
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780060533229
  • Rating: 7.39 of 10
  • Votes: 893
  • Review by: Teresa Nye
  • Review rating: 7.4 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/13
  • Duration: 3H57M49S in 256 kbps (64 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-26
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG-4 DST, Vorbis, WAV, AIFF, WMA, MPEG4, MP3, FLAC (compression AZW4, RAR, Z, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 21M37S (5.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: This profound and accessible book details how science is studying nature's best ideas to solve our toughest 21st-century problems.If chaos theory transformed our view of the universe, biomimicry is transforming our life on Earth. Biomimicry is innovation inspired by nature - taking advantage of evolution's 3.8 billion years of R&D since the first bacteria. Biomimics study nature's best ideas: photosynthesis, brain power, and shells - and adapt them for human use. They are revolutionising how we invent, compute, heal ourselves, harness energy, repair the environment, and feed the world. Science writer and lecturer Janine Benyus names and explains this phenomenon. She takes us into the lab and out in the field with cutting-edge researchers as they stir vats of proteins to unleash their computing power; analyse how electrons zipping around a leaf cell convert sunlight into fuel in trillionths of a second; discover miracle drugs by watching what chimps eat when they're sick; study the hardy prairie as a model for low-maintenance agriculture; and more.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biology, Life Sciences, Popular Science, Applied Ecology, Ecological Science, The Biosphere, Materials Science, Science: General Issues, Business & Management
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.70 USD
  • Dimensions: 112x234x19mm
  • Weight: 246g
  • Printed by: HarperCollins
  • Published in: New York, NY, United States

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