Bulletproof Feathers: How Science Uses Nature's Secrets to Design Cutting-Edge Technology

Edited by Robert Allen (2010), The Ivy Press Limited, Lewes, UK.

Also available on Amazon.ca

This recently published book includes a wealth of natural strategies and shows how they are related to existing as well as future technologies.



  • Marine Dynamics (Jeannette Yen)
  • Humanlike Robots (Yoseph Bar-Cohen)
  • Underwater Bioacoustics (Tomonari Akamatsu)
  • Cooperative Behavior (Robert Allen)
  • Moving Heat and Fluids (Steven Vogel)
  • New Materials and Natural Design (Julian Vincent)
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'New Materials and Natural Design'

A brief overview of Julian Vincent's chapter is posted at http://bioinspired.sinet.ca/content/bio-inspired-design-landscape#materials.

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