Adapt: How We Can Learn from Nature's Strangest Inventions

By Amina Khan

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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.
Book Title Adapt: How We Can Learn from Nature's Strangest Inventions
ISBN 9781786492272
By Author(s) Amina Khan
Publisher Atlantic Books
Pages 352
Format Paperback
Dimensions 14.8cm x 2.7cm x 22.6cm
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