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  • Biomimicryby Janine M. Benyus

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.01

    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... more...

  • Bioinspiration and Biomimicry in Chemistryby Gerhard Swiegers; Jean-Marie Lehn; Janine Benyus

    Wiley 2012; US$ 154.95 US$ 139.46

    Can we emulate nature's technology in chemistry? Through billions of years of evolution, Nature has generated some remarkable systems and substances that have made life on earth what it is today. Increasingly, scientists are seeking to mimic Nature's systems and processes in the lab in order to harness the power of Nature for the benefit of society.... more...

  • Engineered Biomimicryby Akhlesh Lakhtakia; Raúl José Martín-Palma

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 129.95

    Engineered Biomimicry covers a broad range of research topics in the emerging discipline of biomimicry. Biologically inspired science and technology, using the principles of math and physics, has led to the development of products as ubiquitous as Velcro™ (modeled after the spiny hooks on plant seeds and fruits). Readers will learn to take ideas... more...

  • The Future of the Mindby Michio Kaku

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.09

    Recording memories, mind reading, videotaping our dreams, mind control, avatars, and telekinesis - no longer are these feats of the mind solely the province of overheated science fiction. As Michio Kaku reveals, not only are they possible, but with the latest advances in brain science and recent astonishing breakthroughs in technology, they already... more...

  • Homo Deusby Yuval Noah Harari

    Random House 2016; US$ 14.09

    **From the author of the phenomenal million copy bestseller Sapiens ** **The Sunday Times # 1 bestseller** WAR IS OBSOLETE You are more likely to commit suicide than be killed in conflict FAMINE IS DISAPPEARING You are at more risk of obesity than starvation DEATH IS JUST A TECHNICAL PROBLEM Equality is out, but immortality is in WHAT DOES... more...

  • Biotechnology and Genetic Engineeringby Lisa Yount

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 54.00

    The use of biotechnology and genetic engineering has implications on all aspects of life--from the foods people eat to the way diseases are treated. As scientists and researchers discover more about this emerging field, moral concerns become a heated topic for people who question just how far this technology should reach. Biotechnology and Genetic... more...

  • Biotechnology and Genetic Engineeringby Kathy Wilson Peacock

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Explains why biotechnology is a relevant and volatile issues. Begins with a history of biotechnology and its effect on agriculture, medicine, and the environment. Equal space is devoted to discussing the efforts of human-rights advocates, animal-rights advocates, and environmentalists to create definitive governmental regulations for this budding industry. more...

  • More Hunting Waspsby J. Henri Fabre

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    Brimming with scientific insight into the habitat, internal structure and other such attributes of wasps, this is an interesting book. Besides arguing that the wasps do not come into the chronology of the theory of evolution, he presents many interesting perspectives about these insects. This engrossing work is filled with information and knowledge. more...

  • Biotechnology in Biopolymersby Atul Tiwari; Ravi B. Srivastava

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2012; US$ 205.00

    This comprehensive book provides up-to-date information on developments in the field of biopolymers. Each chapter details methods and techniques of synthesis and characterisation, degradation of materials and industrial applications as well as current trends and future challenges. It will be useful for students and researchers working in biotech and... more...

  • Frontiers on Recent Developments in Plant Science Volume 1by Aakash Goyal; Priti Maheshwari

    Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 39.00

    Current Frontiers on Recent Developments in Plant Science is an edited, peer-reviewed volume comprised of a collection of individual chapters from leading research groups across different continents. more...