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Young Naturalists - Minnesota Conservation Volunteer: Minnesota DNR

This site contains a wealth of material on a broad range of topics, suited for people without a biology background.  For example, the 'Plants' section has articles on how plants grow and color change, while the 'Curiosities' section has articles on Wild Engineers and Wild Vision.  Many of the...

2006/11/08 - 12:03 websites
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Bio-X Stanford University

In early 1998, a group of Stanford faculty led by James Spudich developed the concept of an interdisciplinary research and teaching program in bio-engineering, bio-medicine and bio-sciences.  In September 1998, a formal planning committee was creating spanning Humanities and Sciences,...

2006/10/12 - 13:24 websites
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PAX Water Technologies

PAX Water Technologies, Inc. is a subsidiary of PAX Scientific, applying the PAX streamlining principle in water and wastewater treatment.  The website explains the challenges of maintaining water quality in large reservoirs, due to stratification.  The PAX impeller can efficiently mix up to 5...

2006/10/11 - 14:32 websites
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Biomimetic Robotics

This website describes research "aimed at developing a new class of biologically inspired robots that exhibit much greater robustness in performance in unstructured environments than today's robots".  Participating universities include Standard, Berkeley, Harvard and John Hopkins.  Webpages...

2006/10/10 - 12:39 websites
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Computing - Workshop on Biologically Inspired Information Fusion 2006

Thanks to Matthew Casey and the Biomimetics listserver for the following....

"The final report for the Workshop on Biologically Inspired Information Fusion is now available at:
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2006/09/28 - 14:39 workshops
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Biomimetica - Biomimetics

This Weblog includes a wealth of biomimetic examples collected by Luis Gustavo Lira. 

2006/09/16 - 09:47 websites
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Biologically Inspired Robotics Network

Quoting from the Home page:

"Biro-net aims to establish a network for advancing  interdisciplinary research in the UK which will further our understanding of the underlying mechanisms that allow...

2006/08/13 - 14:04 websites
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Nature Inspired Design Network

2012/07/11 Although the actual Network site no longer exists, the University of Birmhingham offers a number of courses involving design inspired by nature.

Quoting from the About page:

"Nature Inspired Creative...

2006/08/13 - 13:43 websites
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ENGLISH NATURE - Nature For Schools

English Nature is an organization that "champions the conservation of wildlife, geology and wild places in England. We are a Government agency set up by the Environment Protection Act 1990 and are funded by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs." 

This particular...

2006/07/13 - 16:39 websites
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ConservationEconomy.net: A Pattern Language for Sustainability

Ecotrust has developed an extensive Pattern Language for the "conservation economy", including 57 patterns organized under:

2006/06/29 - 17:53 websites
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