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Innovations from Nature

From airplanes to football helmets, some of the greatest inventions of all time have been based on the natural abilities of plants and animals. Readers will learn how some of history's most imaginative inventors were inspired by nature and how their incredible creations continue to improve our lives today.

Cover: From African Plant to Vaccine Preservation

From African Plant to Vaccine Preservation

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between an African plant and preserving vaccines. Integrating both historical and scientific… More »

 
Cover: From Bats to... Radar

From Bats to... Radar

Lean about the similarities between radar technology and a bat's built-in echolocation system. More »

 
Cover: From Birds to... Aircraft

From Birds to... Aircraft

Learn how birds inspired inventors to create gliders, balloons, and airplanes. More »

 
Cover: From Butterfly Wings to Display Technology

From Butterfly Wings to Display Technology

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between butterfly wings and display technology for digital screens. Integrating both… More »

 
Cover: From Cats' Eyes to... Reflectors

From Cats' Eyes to... Reflectors

Learn about the similarities between cat eyes and reflectors. More »

 
Cover: From Gecko Feet to Adhesive Tape

From Gecko Feet to Adhesive Tape

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between gecko feet and a new adhesive tape. Integrating both historical and scientific… More »

 
Cover: From Kingfishers to... Bullet Trains

From Kingfishers to... Bullet Trains

Learn how scientists have looked toward the kingfisher for inspiration in making high-speed trains quieter. More »

 
Cover: From Locusts to... Automobile Anti-Collision Systems

From Locusts to... Automobile Anti-Collision Systems

Learn how scientists were inspired by locusts to create advanced anti-collision systems for automobiles. More »

 
Cover: From Sharks to... Swimsuits

From Sharks to... Swimsuits

Learn how sharkskin has helped scientists create more effective swimsuits. More »

 
Cover: From Termite Den to Office Building

From Termite Den to Office Building

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between termite dens and a new office building design. Integrating both historical and… More »

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