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biomimetics

[¦bī·ō·mə¦med·iks]
(biochemistry)
A branch of science in which synthetic systems are developed by using information obtained from biological systems.
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Pursuing a wide variety of practical applications as well as the scientific knowledge they yield, other researchers in biomimetic robotics have produced mechanical mimics of lampreys, cockroaches, crickets, flies, snakes, dolphins, scorpions, and more.
Believing that replicating the surface structure of a snake's IR pit organs would constitute a significant advancement in optical coatings for IR optics, ML scientists involved in biomimetic research have given top priority to this endeavor.
The pattern of cleaning a building's wastewaters by using biomimetic principles is starting to appear and will become more common.
Medical device company Wright Medical Group Inc (NasdaqGS:WMGI) revealed on Friday the completion of the acquisition of BioMimetic Therapeutics Inc for an upfront purchase price of approximately USD190m in cash and stock.
Which tennis player uses the Dunlop Biomimetic 300?
Indeed, the MIT graduate students who won the Making and Designing Materials Engineering Contest worked out a biomimetic system that requires no motors or electrical input to keep photovoltaic cells aligned with the position of the sun in the sky.
The EU-funded 5.9 million [pounds sterling] Biotact project, Biomimetic Technology for vibrissal Active Touch, has nine research partners from seven countries and is being co-ordinated from Sheffield.
"Half the jobs biomimetic machines will be doing in 10 years don't even have a name right now" says Chuck Pell, director of science and technology for Nakton Research, a Durham, N.C.-based company that's working to develop the next generation of underwater vehicles.
The technology incorporates advances in biomimetic coatings, computer technology, and sensor technology to overcome the limitations of current measurement methods.
Those crazy little silicon, zinc and carbon molecular products of biomimetic processes (manmade processes that imitate nature) are buzzing through the boardrooms of cosmetic giants like L'Oreal, Shiseido and Kose, bringing profits with them.
Recent improvements in neutron reflectometry at the NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR), coupled with advances in biomimetic film fabrication at NIST, afford enhanced sensitivity for the study of membranes and membrane-protein complexes.
this consultation is organized with a view to awarding a project management contract for the marine biomimetic center of excellence operation in biarritz.