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having particular physiological functions augmented or replaced by electronic or electromechanical components

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In 1998 she started both the for-profit consulting firm, The Biomimicry Guild, and the nonprofit, education-focused Biomimicry Institute.
Somehow this plant can go into a state where it is dehydrated and it stays alive, and biomimicry is looking at producing vaccines (for poorer countries) that can stay alive without refrigeration based upon the plant's properties.
Monarch Power seeks to improve quality of life though sustainable energy solutions derived by Biomimicry.
SXSW Eco 2015 is sponsored by Austin Energy, Austin Technology Incubator, Biomimicry Institute, Biomimicry 3.
Bioengineering and biomimicry are perfectly positioned to serve as potential catalysts for transition to sustainability in a range of industries.
Biomimicry, biomimetics, bionics--these are terms referring to the use of nature's structures and processes as models for engineering and design.
In a recent issue of ABT, Maura Flannery discussed the current advances in the science of biomimicry (Flannery, 2010), including the related topics of synthetic biology and biomaterial engineering.
Biomimicry is a relatively new term for a fundamentally old concept- taking inspiration from nature to design innovative, sustainable buildings.
The 2002 book, Biomimicry, describes a new science that studies nature's best ideas and then imitates these designs and processes to provide innovative and sustainable solutions for industry and research development.
To meet these challenges, a handful of companies are using biomimicry to create innovative and sustainable products.
SXSW Eco 2015 is sponsored by Austin Energy, Austin Technology Incubator, Biomimicry Institute, Direct Energy, Bloomberg BNA, Timberland, XPRIZE and City of Austin Resource Recovery.
The school's Global Change Institute is a work of art when it comes to green building technology, featuring solar energy, biomimicry and low-carbon concrete that effectively makes it one of the greenest buildings in the country.
Biomimicry is a relatively new term for a fundamentally old concept - taking inspiration from nature to design innovative, sustainable buildings.
The volume also includes lengthy discussion of the concept of biomimicry.
But maybe we don't need clanking metal slaves; the emerging field of biomimicry is more eco-friendly--and smarter--than an army of tin machines.