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Tech Innovations Inspired by Nature

Tech Innovations Inspired by Nature 

Price: $43.93
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ISBN: 978-1-6782-0608-6
Format: Hardcover
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Author: Don Nardo
Publication Date: 2024
Number of Pages: 64
Dewey Code: 660.6
Lexile: 1000-1400
Interest Grade Level: 6-12
Reading Grade Level: 6-12

The relatively new science of biomimicry—human industry copying various aspects of nature—has already given humanity many practical applications. Among them are improved blades for fans and turbines based on whales' fins and tiny advanced energy-producing solar cells inspired by the shape of insects' eyes. Increasingly, scientists are coming to realize that they can rarely outdo what nature has developed through millions of years of trial and error.