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Geckos. New York: Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2013. Gates, Phil. Nature Got There First. New York: Kingfisher, 2010. Lee, Dora. Biomimicry: Inventions Inspired by Nature. Tonawanda, NY: Kids Can Press, 2011. Marsico, Katie. Geckos. New York: Children’s Press, 2013. web sites Ask Nature: What Is Biomimicry? org/article/view/what_is_biomimicry Find out more about biomimicry with examples, links, and interesting video content. net Check out the latest news on the science of biomimicry, with links to other sites as well as information about choosing a career in the field.

D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University in 2000. He has studied many of the adhesive properties found in nature and tried to find ways to re-create them for use by humans. His Geckskin material was named one of 2012’s top five scientific breakthroughs by CNN. Along with the gecko, he has also researched the incredible plant known as the Venus flytrap. I n no vati o n s F ROM n atu r e 30 adhesive (ad-HEE-siv) a substance, such as glue, that makes things stick together biomimicry (bye-oh-MI-mi-kree) the practice of studying and copying nature’s forms and systems to solve human problems engineers (en-juh-NERZ) people who are specially trained to design and build things molecules (MAH-luh-kyoolz) the smallest units that a substance can be divided into while still displaying all of its chemical properties patent (PAT-uhnt) a legal document giving the inventor of an item the sole rights to manufacture or sell it setae (SEE-tee) tiny hairlike structures found on the bottom of a gecko’s foot spatulae (SPA-cho-lie) microscopic pad-like objects, roughly broccoli-like in shape, found at the end of a gecko’s setae sustainable (suh-STAY-nuh-buhl) done in a way that can be continued and that doesn’t use up natural resources synthetic (sin-THET-ik) manufactured or artificial, rather than found in nature Fr om G ec ko F ee t t o .

He is an expert in the field of animal movement, sometimes known as animal athletics. He has worked with species ranging from humans and rodents to reptiles and amphibians. Alfred Crosby led the development of Geckskin. Crosby is a professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University in 2000. He has studied many of the adhesive properties found in nature and tried to find ways to re-create them for use by humans. His Geckskin material was named one of 2012’s top five scientific breakthroughs by CNN.

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