- Hardcover: 192 pages
- Publisher: University Of Chicago Press (May 30, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0226014703
- ISBN-13: 978-0226014708
- Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.9 x 8.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,139,859 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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“Scouring the sciences to find ways new technologies learn from nature, editor Robert Allen has put together one of the more fun and fascinating science books we’ve seen, especially if you like reading about robots and ‘strange liquids.’ And who doesn’t?”--Jonathan Messinger, Time Out Chicago
About the Author
Robert Allen is professor of biodynamics and control at the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, and the founding editor of the journal Bioinspiration and Biomimetics: Learning from Nature.