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Bioinspiration & Biomimetics

This is a new journal published by the Institute of Physics.  Access is free until the end of 2006.  The first issue includes:

2006/05/24 - 12:46 journals
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University of Plymouth Biomimetics Links

This website includes a broad range of pointers to material on Biomimetics and Biomimicry, as well as a link back to the MATS324 course outline.

2006/05/09 - 12:26 websites
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The Royal Society - Biomimetics: its practice and theory

2010/12/10 updated link (paper can be downloaded for free)

Julian Vincent, Olga Bogatyreva, Nikolaj Bogatyrev, Adrian Bowyer and Anja-Karina Paul (University of Bath) submitted an article to The Royal Society on the process of transferring...

2006/04/27 - 10:43 articles
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National Institutes of Health: Harnessing Biology's Magic

"Life scientists yearn to understand the natural world. They persist in trying to unravel the mysteries of biology because these mysteries are inherently intriguing. But more pressingly, scientists want to learn how biological systems work so that...

2006/03/27 - 16:02 websites
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Biomimicry curricula

Hilary Staples of San Domenico School has collected a broad range of material relevant to teach Biomimicry, including:

  • overview information

teaching methods (Exploration of Artifacts, Green City Design Project, Niche Reflection, Adaptation Auction)

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2006/02/22 - 08:01
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Tree of Life Web Project Home

From the home page:

"The Tree of Life Web Project (ToL) is a collaborative effort of biologists from around the world. On more than 4000 World Wide Web pages, the...

2006/02/16 - 13:14 websites
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CBC Radio | Quirks & Quarks | Episodes

Quirks & Quarks is a weekly CBC Radio broadcast on science, technology, medicine and the environment.  Archives are available back to the 1988-1989 season, initially only showing segment titles and people interviewed.  Starting in 1996, Real Audio files were added, with MP3 showing...

2006/02/04 - 20:41 websites
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Naturaire "Green Wall" Systems

Air Quality Solutions (http://www.naturaire.com) has commercialised "green wall" technology through their 'Naturaire' system for both corporate and personal installations.  An example of bio-engineering, it uses a...

2006/02/04 - 14:12 architecture
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Japan for Sustainability(JFS) Newsletter

This monthly newsletter covers a broad range of sustainability topics.  It ran a 'Bio-mimicry Interview Series' in 2004 and 2005.  The March 2005 issue had an interview with Eiji Nakatsu, an engineer on the Shinkansen 'bullet train...

2006/02/03 - 11:22 newsletters
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Evolving Biomimicry Methodology

from the Biomimicry website.  This methodology is primarily intended for 'design to biology' problems.

2006/02/02 - 14:16 methodology
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