Structural BiomaterialsJulian Vincent
An introduction to the structural materials in natural organisms and what we can learn from them to improve man-made technology.
Bulletproof Feathers: How Science Uses Nature’s Secrets to Design Cutting-Edge TechnologyRobert Allen (Ed.)
Overview of research in biomimetics; includes materials, robotics, and architecture.
Exploring the Way Life Works: The Science of BiologyMahlon Hoagland and Bert Dodson
Comprehensive illustrated overview of the natural world from patterns in life to energy and evolution.