The Gecko's Foot: Bio-inspiration: Engineering New Materials from Nature
Publish date: May 17th 2006
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
A well written book exploring how scientists, engineers and architects are "taking a leaf from nature's book" and applying its properties to modern technological innovations. This book explores such topics as self-cleaning glass surfaces (Lotus-effect), how to stick without being sticky (the gecko'...