Biomimetics: An interdisciplinary field in materials science, ENGINEERING, and BIOLOGY, studying the use of biological principles for synthesis or fabrication of BIOMIMETIC MATERIALS.Biomimetic Materials: Materials fabricated by BIOMIMETICS techniques, i.e., based on natural processes found in biological systems.Lubricants: Compounds that provide LUBRICATION between surfaces in order to reduce FRICTION.Lubrication: The application of LUBRICANTS to diminish FRICTION between two surfaces.Hepatitis, Infectious Canine: A contagious disease caused by canine adenovirus (ADENOVIRUSES, CANINE) infecting the LIVER, the EYE, the KIDNEY, and other organs in dogs, other canids, and bears. Symptoms include FEVER; EDEMA; VOMITING; and DIARRHEA.Conservation of Energy Resources: Planned management, use, and preservation of energy resources.Dog Diseases: Diseases of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). This term does not include diseases of wild dogs, WOLVES; FOXES; and other Canidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.TextilesTextile Industry: The aggregate business enterprise of manufacturing textiles. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Periodicals as Topic: A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.Access to Information: Individual's rights to obtain and use information collected or generated by others.Journal Impact Factor: A quantitative measure of the frequency on average with which articles in a journal have been cited in a given period of time.Bibliometrics: The use of statistical methods in the analysis of a body of literature to reveal the historical development of subject fields and patterns of authorship, publication, and use. Formerly called statistical bibliography. (from The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Absorbent Pads: Pads made of various materials used for personal hygiene usually for absorbing URINE or FECES. They can be worn as underpants or pants liners by various age groups, from NEWBORNS to the ELDERLY. Absorbent pads can be made of fluff wood pulp and HYDROGEL absorbent covered with viscose rayon, polyester, polypropylene, or POLYETHYLENE coverstock.Human Characteristics: The fundamental dispositions and traits of humans. (Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Adhesives: Substances that cause the adherence of two surfaces. They include glues (properly collagen-derived adhesives), mucilages, sticky pastes, gums, resins, or latex.Technology Transfer: Spread and adoption of inventions and techniques from one geographic area to another, from one discipline to another, or from one sector of the economy to another. For example, improvements in medical equipment may be transferred from industrial countries to developing countries, advances arising from aerospace engineering may be applied to equipment for persons with disabilities, and innovations in science arising from government research are made available to private enterprise.Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Blogging: Using an INTERNET based personal journal which may consist of reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks.Fingers: Four or five slender jointed digits in humans and primates, attached to each HAND.Hand Strength: Force exerted when gripping or grasping.Strikes, Employee: Work-related situations in which the employees as a group refuse to work until certain conditions of employment are granted by the employer.Superstitions: A belief or practice which lacks adequate basis for proof; an embodiment of fear of the unknown, magic, and ignorance.CaliforniaEarly Intervention (Education): Procedures and programs that facilitate the development or skill acquisition in infants and young children who have disabilities, who are at risk for developing disabilities, or who are gifted. It includes programs that are designed to prevent handicapping conditions in infants and young children and family-centered programs designed to affect the functioning of infants and children with special needs. (From Journal of Early Intervention, Editorial, 1989, vol. 13, no. 1, p. 3; A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, prepared for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, 1976)Veterans Disability Claims: Disorders claimed as a result of military service.Textbooks as Topic: Books used in the study of a subject that contain a systematic presentation of the principles and vocabulary of a subject.Gels: Colloids with a solid continuous phase and liquid as the dispersed phase; gels may be unstable when, due to temperature or other cause, the solid phase liquefies; the resulting colloid is called a sol.Polymers: Compounds formed by the joining of smaller, usually repeating, units linked by covalent bonds. These compounds often form large macromolecules (e.g., BIOPOLYMERS; PLASTICS).Wireless Technology: Techniques using energy such as radio frequency, infrared light, laser light, visible light, or acoustic energy to transfer information without the use of wires, over both short and long distances.Quantum Theory: The theory that the radiation and absorption of energy take place in definite quantities called quanta (E) which vary in size and are defined by the equation E=hv in which h is Planck's constant and v is the frequency of the radiation.Quantum Dots: Nanometer sized fragments of semiconductor crystalline material which emit PHOTONS. The wavelength is based on the quantum confinement size of the dot. They can be embedded in MICROBEADS for high throughput ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY TECHNIQUES.Spain: Parliamentary democracy located between France on the northeast and Portugual on the west and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.Artificial Intelligence: Theory and development of COMPUTER SYSTEMS which perform tasks that normally require human intelligence. Such tasks may include speech recognition, LEARNING; VISUAL PERCEPTION; MATHEMATICAL COMPUTING; reasoning, PROBLEM SOLVING, DECISION-MAKING, and translation of language.Physics: The study of those aspects of energy and matter in terms of elementary principles and laws. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Earthquakes: Sudden slips on a fault, and the resulting ground shaking and radiated seismic energy caused by the slips, or by volcanic or magmatic activity, or other sudden stress changes in the earth. Faults are fractures along which the blocks of EARTH crust on either side have moved relative to one another parallel to the fracture.Disasters: Calamities producing great damage, loss of life, and distress. They include results of natural phenomena and man-made phenomena. Normal conditions of existence are disrupted and the level of impact exceeds the capacity of the hazard-affected community.Civilization: The distinctly human attributes and attainments of a particular society.Disaster Planning: Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.Crush Syndrome: Severe systemic manifestation of trauma and ischemia involving soft tissues, principally skeletal muscle, due to prolonged severe crushing. It leads to increased permeability of the cell membrane and to the release of potassium, enzymes, and myoglobin from within cells. Ischemic renal dysfunction secondary to hypotension and diminished renal perfusion results in acute tubular necrosis and uremia.Bionics: The study of systems, particularly electronic systems, which function after the manner of, in a manner characteristic of, or resembling living systems. Also, the science of applying biological techniques and principles to the design of electronic systems.Chlorofluorocarbons: A series of hydrocarbons containing both chlorine and fluorine. These have been used as refrigerants, blowing agents, cleaning fluids, solvents, and as fire extinguishing agents. They have been shown to cause stratospheric ozone depletion and have been banned for many uses.National Academy of Sciences (U.S.): A United States organization of distinguished scientists and engineers established for the purpose of investigating and reporting upon any subject of art or science as requested by any department of government. The National Research Council organized by NAS serves as the principal operating agency to stimulate and support research.Tissue Engineering: Generating tissue in vitro for clinical applications, such as replacing wounded tissues or impaired organs. The use of TISSUE SCAFFOLDING enables the generation of complex multi-layered tissues and tissue structures.Protein Engineering: Procedures by which protein structure and function are changed or created in vitro by altering existing or synthesizing new structural genes that direct the synthesis of proteins with sought-after properties. Such procedures may include the design of MOLECULAR MODELS of proteins using COMPUTER GRAPHICS or other molecular modeling techniques; site-specific mutagenesis (MUTAGENESIS, SITE-SPECIFIC) of existing genes; and DIRECTED MOLECULAR EVOLUTION techniques to create new genes.Genetic Engineering: Directed modification of the gene complement of a living organism by such techniques as altering the DNA, substituting genetic material by means of a virus, transplanting whole nuclei, transplanting cell hybrids, etc.Institute of Medicine (U.S.): Identifies, for study and analysis, important issues and problems that relate to health and medicine. The Institute initiates and conducts studies of national policy and planning for health care and health-related education and research; it also responds to requests from the federal government and other agencies for studies and advice.Tooth Preparation: Procedures carried out with regard to the teeth or tooth structures preparatory to specified dental therapeutic and surgical measures.Nanostructures: Materials which have structured components with at least one dimension in the range of 1 to 100 nanometers. These include NANOCOMPOSITES; NANOPARTICLES; NANOTUBES; and NANOWIRES.Materials Testing: The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.Elastomers: A generic term for all substances having the properties of stretching under tension, high tensile strength, retracting rapidly, and recovering their original dimensions fully. They are generally POLYMERS.Surface Properties: Characteristics or attributes of the outer boundaries of objects, including molecules.

Biomimetic oxidation of 2-methylimidazole derivative with a chemical model system for cytochrome P-450. (1/499)

A chemical model system for cytochrome P-450, consisting of tetraphenylporphyrin manganese chloride (TPPMnCl) and iodosylbenzene, efficiently oxidized 2-methylimidazole to 2-methylimidazolone. This system was next applied to 4-(2-methyl-1-imidazolyl)-2,2-diphenylbutyramide, a muscarinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist under clinical trial, affording the previously unisolated imidazole ring 5-mono-oxidized derivative that is considered to be the precursor of the main metabolites. This system, which is superior to the copper-ascorbate system, should be applicable to in vitro studies of various drugs containing the 2-methylimidazole moiety.  (+info)

Biomimetic reduction of nimesulide with NaBH4 catalyzed by metalloporphyrins. (2/499)

The biomimetic reduction of anti-inflammatory drug, nimesulide (1) with sodium borohydride catalyzed by 5,10,15,20-tetraarylporphyrinatoiron(III) chlorides [TAPFe(III)Cl] has been studied in organic solvents under anaerobic and aerobic conditions.  (+info)

A cellular model for Friedreich Ataxia reveals small-molecule glutathione peroxidase mimetics as novel treatment strategy. (3/499)

Friedreich Ataxia (FRDA), the most prevalent of the inherited ataxias, is a multi-systemic disease with loss of sensory neurons and life-threatening hypertrophic cardiomyopathy as its most severe manifestations. Reduced levels of the mitochondrial protein frataxin lead to cell-damaging oxidative stress and consequently FRDA is considered as a model for more common neurodegenerative disorders in which reactive radicals and oxidative stress are involved. We have developed a cellular assay system that discriminates between fibroblasts from FRDA patients and unaffected donors on the basis of their sensitivity to pharmacological inhibition of de novo synthesis of glutathione. With this assay we observed that supplementation with selenium effectively improved the viability of FRDA fibroblasts, indicating that basal selenium concentrations are not sufficient to allow an adequate increase in the activity of certain detoxification enzymes (such as GPX). Furthermore, we characterized potential drug candidates and found that idebenone, a mitochondrially localized antioxidant that ameliorates cardiomyopathy in FRDA patients, as well as other lipophilic antioxidants protected FRDA cells from cell death. Our results also demonstrate for the first time that small-molecule GPX mimetics have potential as a novel treatment strategy for Friedreich Ataxia and presumably also for other neurodegenerative diseases with mitochondrial impairment.  (+info)

Use of a biomimetic chromatographic stationary phase for study of the interactions occurring between inorganic anions and phosphatidylcholine membranes. (4/499)

A liquid chromatographic method for the study of ion-membrane interactions is reported. A phosphatidylcholine biomimetic stationary phase was established by loading dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine (DMPC) onto a reversed-phase octadecylsilica packed column. This column was then used to study the interaction of some inorganic anions with the stationary phase by UV and conductivity detection. Ten inorganic anions were selected as model ions and were analyzed with the proposed chromatographic system. Anion-DMPC interactions of differing magnitudes were observed for all of the model anions. Perchlorate-DMPC interactions were strongest, followed by thiocyanate-DMPC, iodide-DMPC, chlorate-DMPC, nitrate-DMPC, bromide-DMPC, chloride-DMPC, fluoride-DMPC, and then sulfate-DMPC. Cations in the eluent, especially H(+) ions and divalent cations such as Ca(2+), showed strong effects on anion-DMPC interactions. The chromatographic data suggest that DMPC interacts with both the anions and the cations. Anion-DMPC interactions were dependent on the surface potential of the stationary phase: at low surface potentials anion-DMPC interactions were predominantly solvation dependent in nature whereas at more positive surface potentials anion-DMPC interactions were predominantly electrostatic in nature. Cation-DMPC interactions served to raise the surface potential, causing the anion-DMPC interactions to vary from solvation dependent to electrostatic. The chromatographic data were used to provide quantitative estimates of the enthalpies of the anion-DMPC interactions.  (+info)

Biomimetic lipid/polymer colorimetric membranes: molecular and cooperative properties. (5/499)

Characterization of membranes and of biological processes occurring within membranes is essential for understanding fundamental cellular behavior. Here we present a detailed biophysical study of a recently developed colorimetric biomimetic membrane assembly constructed from physiological lipid molecules and conjugated polydiacetylene. Various analytical techniques have been applied to characterize the organization of the lipid components in the chromatic vesicles and their contributions to the observed blue-to-red color transitions. Experiments reveal that both the polymerized units as well as the lipids exhibit microscopic phases and form domains whose properties and bilayer organization are interdependent. These domains are interspersed within mixed lipid/polymer vesicles that have a size distribution different from those of aggregates of the individual molecular constituents. The finding that fluidity changes induced within the lipid domains are correlated with the chromatic transitions demonstrates that the colorimetric platform can be used to evaluate the effects of individual molecular components, such as negatively charged lipids and cholesterol, upon membrane fluidity and thermal stability.  (+info)

Nanotubules formed by highly hydrophobic amphiphilic alpha-helical peptides and natural phospholipids. (6/499)

We previously reported that the 18-mer amphiphilic alpha-helical peptide, Hel 13-5, consisting of 13 hydrophobic residues and five hydrophilic amino acid residues, can induce neutral liposomes (egg yolk phosphatidylcholine) to adopt long nanotubular structures and that the interaction of specific peptides with specific phospholipid mixtures induces the formation of membrane structures resembling cellular organelles such as the Golgi apparatus. In the present study we focused our attention on the effects of peptide sequence and chain length on the nanotubule formation occurring in mixture systems of Hel 13-5 and various neutral and acidic lipid species by means of turbidity measurements, dynamic light scattering measurements, and electron microscopy. We designed and synthesized two sets of Hel 13-5 related peptides: 1) Five peptides to examine the role of hydrophobic or hydrophilic residues in amphiphilic alpha-helical structures, and 2) Six peptides to examine the role of peptide length, having even number residues from 12 to 24. Conformational, solution, and morphological studies showed that the amphiphilic alpha-helical structure and the peptide chain length (especially 18 amino acid residues) are critical determinants of very long tubular structures. A mixture of alpha-helix and beta-structures determines the tubular shapes and assemblies. However, we found that the charged Lys residues comprising the hydrophilic regions of amphiphilic structures can be replaced by Arg or Glu residues without a loss of tubular structures. This suggests that the mechanism of microtubule formation does not involve the charge interaction. The immersion of the hydrophobic part of the amphiphilic peptides into liposomes initially forms elliptic-like structures due to the fusion of small liposomes, which is followed by a transformation into tubular structures of various sizes and shapes.  (+info)

Molecular dynamics simulations of a pulmonary surfactant protein B peptide in a lipid monolayer. (7/499)

Pulmonary surfactant is a complex mixture of lipids and proteins that lines the air/liquid interface of the alveolar hypophase and confers mechanical stability to the alveoli during the breathing process. The desire to formulate synthetic mixtures for low-cost prophylactic and therapeutic applications has motivated the study of the specific roles and interactions of the different components. All-atom molecular dynamics simulations were carried out on a model system composed of a monolayer of palmitic acid (PA) and a surfactant protein B peptide, SP-B(1-25). A detailed structural characterization as a function of the lipid monolayer specific area revealed that the peptide remains inserted in the monolayer up to values of specific area corresponding to an untilted condensed phase of the the pure palmitic acid monolayer. The system remains stable by altering the conformational order of both the anionic lipid monolayer and the peptide secondary structure. Two elements appear to be key for the constitution of this phase: an electrostatic interaction between the cationic peptide residues with the anionic headgroups, and an exclusion of the aromatic residues on the hydrophobic end of the peptide from the hydrophilic and aqueous regions.  (+info)

Simulation of MscL gating in a bilayer under stress. (8/499)

The initial stages of the gating of the mechanoselective channel of large conductance from Mycobacterium tuberculosis have been studied in atomic detail using molecular dynamics simulation techniques. A truncated form of the protein complex embedded in a palmitoyloleoylphosphatidylcholine lipid bilayer and surrounded by explicit water was simulated under different pressure conditions to mimic the effects of tension and compression within the membrane on the protein. As a direct result of lateral tension being applied to the membrane, an increase in the tilt of a subset of the transmembrane helices was observed. This in turn led to the enlargement of the pore and the disruption of the hydrophobic gate consisting of residues Ile-14 and Val-21. The simulations suggest that opening occurs in a sequential staged process. Such a mechanism could explain the partial opening or staged conductance observed in patch-clamp experiments using related large conductance mechanosensitive channel complexes.  (+info)

*Robotics

Bionics and biomimetics[edit]. Bionics and biomimetics apply the physiology and methods of locomotion of animals to the design ...

*Butterfly

Further information: Biomimetics. Study of the structural coloration of the wing scales of swallowtail butterflies has led to ...

*Biological engineering

Biomimetics: the imitation of models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems. (Ex: ...

*Butterfly

Further information: Biomimetics. Study of the structural coloration of the wing scales of swallowtail butterflies has led to ...

*Claes-Göran Granqvist

... biomimetics; photocatalytic materials (air and water cleaning); materials for radiative cooling and superconductivity; ...

*Whale

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*Toothed whale

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*Toothed whale

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*Patania ruralis

Biomimetics. IOP Publishing. 6 (2). Mother of pearl at UKMoths Pleuroptya ruralis up Lepidoptera of Belgium Lepiforum.de. ...

*Thopha saccata

On Biomimetics. Rijeka, Croatia: Intech. pp. 395-418. ISBN 978-953-307-271-5. Archived from the original on 11 April 2012. ...

*Orders of magnitude (acceleration)

Biomimetics. 6 (1): 12. Retrieved 10 January 2016. Omega [2], Ball Watch Technology Cosworth V8 engine ; Up to 10,000 g before ...

*Cuttlefish

Biomimetics. 7 (3): 036009. Bibcode:2012BiBi....7c6009R. doi:10.1088/1748-3182/7/3/036009. PMID 22549047. Anthes, Emily (12 ...

*Robot fish

Biomimetics. 9 (3): 031001. Bibcode:2014BiBi....9c1001S. doi:10.1088/1748-3182/9/3/031001. Nguyen, Phi Luan; Do, Van Phu; Lee, ... Biomimetics. 7 (3): 036012. Bibcode:2012BiBi....7c6012W. doi:10.1088/1748-3182/7/3/036012. Wang, Jianxun (2014). Robotic fish: ...

*Biomechanics

... as well as in biomimetics, which looks to nature for solutions to engineering problems.[citation needed] The application of ... Biomimetics. 8 (2): 026004. Bibcode:2013BiBi....8b6004A. doi:10.1088/1748-3182/8/2/026004. Davim, J. Paulo (2013). Biotribology ...

*Walking

Biomimetics. 10 - via IOP Publishing. Ramblers. "Walking benefits". Ramblers.org.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-22. See European long- ...

*John Dabiri

Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. IOPScience. Published 10 September 2007. Retrieved 23 July 2012. [7] Whittlesey, R.W., Liska, S ... BIOINSPIRATION & BIOMIMETICS. IOPScience. Published 20 August 2010. Retrieved 23 July 2012. Jellyfish engineer. Princeton ...

*Macrotristria angularis

On biomimetics. Rijeka, Croatia: Intech. pp. 395-418. ISBN 9789533072715. Archived from the original on 11 April 2012. Media ...

*Alper Erturk

Biomimetics. 8: 016006. Bibcode:2013BiBi....8a6006C. doi:10.1088/1748-3182/8/1/016006. Shahab, S; Erturk, A (2016). " ...

*Lotus effect

Biomimetics. 2: 1-9. Mueller, T. (April 2008). "Biomimetics, Design by Nature". National Geographic Magazine: 68. Guo, Z.; Zhou ... 2613850). Biomimetics Lafuma, A.; Quere, D. (2003). "Superhydrophobic states". Nature Materials. 2 (7): 457-460. Bibcode: ...

*Respiratory system of insects

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*Self-healing material

Nosonovsky, M.; Rohatgi, P. (2011). Biomimetics in Materials Science: Self-healing, self-lubricating, and self-cleaning ... Biomimetics. 2 (1): P1-9. Bibcode:2007BiBi....2....1T. doi:10.1088/1748-3182/2/1/P01. PMID 17671320. "Genesys Reflexive (Self- ...

*Hagfish

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*Arthropod adhesion

Biomimetics. 2 (4): S117-S125. doi:10.1088/1748-3182/2/4/S01. PMID 18037721. Ritzmann, Roy E.; Quinn, Roger D.; Fischer, Martin ...

*Plesiosauria

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*Biomimetics

Vincent, JFV (2009). "Biomimetics - a review". Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. 223 (8): 919-939. doi:10.1243/09544119JEIM561. PMID ... Biomimetics or biomimicry is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex ... Biomimetics has given rise to new technologies inspired by biological solutions at macro and nanoscales. Humans have looked at ... Swedish Biomimetics: The μMist Platform Technology Archived December 13, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 3 June 2012. ...

*Geoffrey Barrows

Bar-Cohen, Yoseph (2016). Biomimetics: Nature-Based Innovation. CRC Press. p. 631. ISBN 978-1-43-9834-77-0. Pomerleau, Mark ( ...
2011 to present , Associate Researcher under the scope of the Governmental Program "Commitment to Science", 3Bs Research Group - Biomaterials, Biodegradables & Biomimetics (University of Minho, Portugal).. 2002-2007 , PhD in Materials Science and Technology - Biomaterials - by University of Minho in cooperation with Kyoto University, Japan.. "New Biomimetic Acellular Routes for Pre-Calcification of Implant Materials, Carrier Particles and Porous Scaffolds" PhD Thesis Research work under supervision of Prof. Tadashi Kokubo (Department of Material Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Kyoto, Japan) and Prof. Rui Reis (3Bs Research Group - Biomaterials, Biodegradables & Biomimetics, University of Minho, Portugal.. 1998-2001 , Master Degree (MSc) in Polymer Engineering by University of Minho in cooperation with the Tissue Engineering Research Center, Tsukuba, Japan.. "Development of Bioactive Starch Based Composites and Novel Coating Methodologies to Produce Bioactive Layers on ...
The IEEE ROBIO 2016 conference will take place from Dec. 3 - Dec. 7, 2016 in Qingdao, China. Qingdao is a civilized and sanitary city, and ranks among the top 10 of economically dynamic and excellent business cities in China. It is also the Chinese center for marine research, the first city for national technology innovation pilot projects, a national model city for environment protection and a national garden city. It has won the "Chinese Habitats Best Practice Prize" as well as "China Investment Environment Gold Medal City". The theme of the ROBIO 2016 conference is "Robots Serve for the Ocean", reflecting the ever growing interests in research, development and applications in the dynamic and exciting areas of ocean applications and robotics, such as aquiculture, ocean observation and biomimetics. The ROBIO 2016 promises to be a great event for researchers and scholars in robotics and biomimetics areas, with attractive technical and social programs. The ROBIO 2016 conference invites high ...
Neurobiology and biomimetics are important fields for current and future research. Research at the Department of Zoology at RWTH Aachen University connects both fields. Neurobiological and biomimetic research topics are pursued by five professors in the Department, one of them a Lichtenberg professorship, and two associated colleagues at the Research Center J lich. Within the Life Sciences at RWTH Aachen University the participating units integrate research that range from molecular and cell biological aspects to the analysis of complex neuronal systems and behavior, including computational neuroscience approaches as well as biomimetic applications. These fields of research offer a great scientific potential and allow for many fruitful cooperations with the medical sciences and engineering. This network of collaborations shall be expanded in the future in order to foster interdisciplinary research.. Photo: Prof. M. Spehr. Research groups :. Prof. Dr. Werner Baumgartner ...
PhD in Materials Engineering, University of Minho, Portugal in collaboration with Corticeira Amorim S.G.P.S., Portugal. Thesis title: "New Functionalized Cork Plastics Composites: Opening a wide Range of Innovative Applications for Cork based Products"; Work supervised by Prof. Rui L. Reis and Prof. João F. Mano (3Bs Research Group - Biomaterials, Biodegradables & Biomimetics, University of Minho, Portugal).. - Pos-Graduation on Processing and Materials Characterization, University of Minho, Portugal;. - Graduation in Materials Engineering (5 Years), University of Minho, Portugal.. Fernandes, Emanuel M; Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=0RW8VjUAAAAJ&hl=pt-PT. ...
Read chapter Applications of Biomimetics: This volume includes 15 papers from the National Academy of Engineerings 2006 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering (US...
Prof. Bhushans laboratory investigates a wide variety of topics in bio- and nanotechnology and biomimetics. The overview will provides a summary of research in the lab, and openings will take you a page with job listings for the lab.. ...
A major nanoprobe laboratory with a focus on bio/nanotechnology and biomimetics was organized in July 1991 with the initial financial support from the state of Ohio and The Ohio State University. More than 4000 square feet of laboratory space was made available for this purpose. The laboratory is populated with the modern scientific equipment needed to conduct state-of-the-art research.. ...
Quantum biomimetics consists of reproducing in quantum systems certain properties exclusive to living organisms. Researchers at University of the Basque Country have imitated natural selection, learning and memory in a new study. The mechanisms developed could give quantum computation a boost and facilitate the learning process in machines. [14] A Chinese team of physicists have trained a quantum computer to recognise handwritten characters, the first demonstration of quantum artificial intelligence . Physicists have long claimed that quantum computers have the potential to dramatically outperform the most powerful conventional processors. The secret sauce at work here is the strange quantum phenomenon of superposition, where a quantum object can exist in two states at the same time. [13] One of biologys biggest mysteries-how a sliced up flatworm can regenerate into new organisms-has been solved independently by a computer. The discovery marks the first time that a computer has come up with ...
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The catalytic activity of highvalent iron-oxo active species of heme enzymes is known to be dependent on the nature of the axial ligand trans to the iron-oxo group. In a similar fashion, experimental studies on iron-oxo porphyrin biomimetic systems have shown a significant axial ligand effect on ethylbenzene hydroxylation, with an axial acetonitrile ligand leading to phenyl hydroxylation products and an axial chloride anion giving predominantly benzyl hydroxylation products. To elucidate the fundamental factors that distinguish this regioselectivity reversal in iron-oxo porphyrin catalysis, we have performed a series of density functional theory calculations on the hydroxylation of ethylbenzene by [FeIV=O(Por+)L] (Por = porphyrin; L = NCCH3 or Cl-), which affords 1-phenylethanol and p-ethylphenol products. The calculations confirm the experimentally determined product distributions. Furthermore, a detailed analysis of the electronic differences between the two oxidants shows that their reversed ...
Biomimetic Connections, LLC is a California-based firm established in 2002 to advance the commercialization of bio-inspired and biomimetic IP. Through our suite of biomimetic and bio-inspired IP portfoilios, BioParadigm ACCESS, we serve corporations, bio/material scientists and product design engineers across the engineering spectrum seeking to identify, utilize and commercialize research outcomes derived from biological design paradigms (tm) ...
Researchers from the University of Amsterdams Van t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) have developed a range of synthetic biomimetic compounds to replace the relatively expensive natural NADH and NADPH coenzymes in enzymatic conversions of industrial relevance. They show that some of the compounds even outperform their natural counterparts. The research has been published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS).
By editors, Yunhui Liu and Dong Sun.. "Based on a variety of shows from the 2009 IEEE foreign convention on Robotics and Biomimetics, this reference provides state-of-the-art learn within the box. The sixteen chapters, rewritten to incorporate additional aspect and research, conceal robot layout, micro/nano robots for bio-systems and biomedicine, and organic dimension and actuation. a bit on cybernetics can also be integrated. Written for graduate scholars and researchers up to the mark engineering and robotics, this article is helping readers comprehend learn tendencies, destiny improvement of bio-robotics, and biologically encouraged robotic layout. It features a wealth of figures and countless numbers of equations"--. "Biologically encouraged robotics is an interdisciplinary topic among robotics and biology that consists of how one can observe organic principles and phenomena to engineering difficulties in robotics (biomimetics), and the way to use robotics know-how to figuring out of organic ...
i) Processing and characterization of biodegradables (ii) Polymer science applied to the development of new materials (iii) Production of porous biomaterials (iv) Development and modification of natural origin materials (v) Surface modification and texture control in biomaterials (vi) Polymer based nanostructured composites and biomaterials for bone and cartilage tissue engineering (vii) Adult stem cells for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine (viii) Animal models for testing of biomaterials. ...
Leonor I. B., Azevedo H. S., Pashkuleva I., Oliveira A. L., Alves C. M., and Reis R. L., Learning from Nature How To Design Biomimetic Calcium-Phosphate Coatings, Learning from Nature How to Design New Implantable Biomaterials: From Biomineralization Fundamentals, NATO/ASI Series, Kluwer Press, Drodercht, pp. 123-150, 2004. ...
Balmayor E. R., Tuzlakoglu K., Marques A. P., Azevedo H. S., and Reis R. L., Enzymatic degradation behavior of starch-poly- є -caprolactone microparticles and the effect of their leachables products in contact human osteoblastic cell-line, 3rd Marie Curie Cutting-Edge Conference(Biomineralisation of polymeric materials, bioactive biomaterials and biomimetic methodologies). 1st Summer School of TERMIS - EU. , 2007. ...
Polymeric multilayered capsules (PMCs) have found great applicability in bioencapsulation, an evolving branch of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Here, we describe the production of hierarchical PMCs composed by an external multilayered membrane by layer-by-layer assembly of poly(L-lysine), alginate, and chitosan. The core of the PMCs is liquified and encapsulates human adipose stem cells and surface functionalized collagen II-TGF-β3 poly(L-lactic acid) microparticles for cartilage tissue engineering.. ...
Obeso C. G., Sousa M. P., Song W. L., Rodriguez-Perez M. A., Bhushan B., and Mano J. F., Modification of paper using polyhydroxybutyrate to obtain biomimetic superhydrophobic substrates, COLLOIDS AND SURFACES A-PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND ENGINEERING ASPECTS, vol. 416, pp. 51-55, doi:10.1016/j.colsurfa.2012.09.052, 2013. ...
- presents green tribology - important for lubrication engineering - gives information on biomimetic surfaces, self-cleaning surfaces, surface-healing and
Lima A. C., Custódio C. A., Alvarez-Lorenzo C., and Mano J. F., Multilayered polymeric particle production using superhydrophobic surfaces methodology for drug delivery and tissue engineering applications, Journal Tissue Engineerind and Regenerative Medicine, vol. 6, issue suppl.2, pp. 17, doi:10.1002/term.1608, 2012. ...
Recent theoretical and technological advances have spurred a broad interest to develop practical multirobot systems [1]-[5]. For mobile robots, navigation skill is one of their fundamental capabilities. Different navigation strategies are appropriate for different contexts. Different sensor types and sensing modules are used depending on the application scenarios. However, a problem of common interests and practical significance is how to perform tasks with less information and simpler sensors, such as using binary sensors, or using bearing-only or range-only sensors. This problem has attracted much attention in the multirobot community because an advantage of cooperation of teams of robots is that simple agents are able to perform complex tasks through mutual cooperation.. Bearing-only-based navigation is an approach to simplify the sensing system and is very useful in some cases. For example, for mobile robots equipped with single omnidirectional camera, or radar and sonar operating in passive ...
Amorim S., Martins A., Neves N. M., Pires R. A., and Reis R. L., Silica nanoparticles as dexamethasone delivery systems able to induce the osteogenic differentiation of human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells, Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, vol. 7, issue S1, pp. 6-6, doi:10.1002/term.1822, 2013. ...
For the second experiment, the aim was to ascertain how efficient in terms of number of training samples the learning process was, with multi-modal representations, in comparison with each individual modality. The reasoning is that it may be considered "unfair" to compare a vision-only system which used 60 training samples against a visuo-tactile system that used 120 (60 visual and 60 touch). Instead, the total number of training samples was set to a fixed value and the accuracy for uni-modal and multi-modal was computed. For example, when the number of training samples was set to 40, tactile-only and visual-only recognition was performed using 40 training samples, but multi-modal recognition was performed using 20 visual and 20 tactile, or 35 visual and 5 tactile, or any other combination. This is different to all previous work encountered, where, when it comes to sensor fusion, all data from both modalities are typically used (such as in the first experiment).. At test time, a single image was ...
Ph.D. in Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells (http://termsc.3bs.uminho.pt) at University of Minho: (2013 - 2017). MSc in Properties and Technology of Polymers at University of Minho; (2010-2012). BSc in Biotechnology at Polytechnique Institute of Viana do Castelo; (2006-2010). ...
Oliveira N. M., Correia C. R., Reis R. L., and Mano J. F., Liquid marbles to culture adherent cells for high-throughput drug screening, JOURNAL OF TISSUE ENGINEERING AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE, SI, vol. 8, issue 1, pp. 376, doi:10.1002/term.1932, 2014. ...
Estrada, M., Jiang, H., Noll, Bessie., Pavone, M., and Cutkosky, M.R., "Force and Moment Constraints of a Curved Surface Gripper and Wrist for Assistive Free Flyers," 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (Accepted) Estrada, M., Hockman, B., Bylard, A., Hawkes, Elliot Wright., Cutkosky, M., Pavone, M., "Free Flyer Acquisition of Spinning Objects with Gecko-Inspired Adhesives," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (preprint) ...
Aroso I. M., Craveiro R., Rocha A., Dionisio M., Barreiros S., Reis R. L., Paiva A., and Duarte A. R. C., Coupling THEDES - therapeutic deep eutectic solvents and supercritical fluid technology for the development of controlled delivery systems, Tissue Engineering Part A, vol. 21, issue S1, pp. S-1-S-413, doi:10.1089/ten.tea.2015.5000.abstracts, 2015. ...
da Silva Morais A., Oliveira J. M., and Reis R. L., Cartilage Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Strategies, Regenerative Strategies for the Treatment of Knee Joint Disabilities, Eds. Oliveira J. M., and Reis R. L., Springer International Publishing, vol. 21, pp. 73-96, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-44785-8_5, 2016. ...
Chemestry research: preparation of the components using methods as extraction liquid-liquid with solvetns and purifications processes, to obtein tannins present in the cooking water, tannins, polyols and hydroxy acids present in condensed tannins and black, Lignin and suberin, and phenolics extracts presents in the cork.. Biology research: The cork extracts are used to test the antioxidant capability of them. Theses studys are made in vitro, using Human Dermal Firbroblast and Keratinocytes.. Developed skills:. - cell culture of human stem cells in materials characterization and novel applications of the same at the cellular level.. - knowledge on different assessment techniques proliferation and cell viability: MTS assay, DNA assay, Live / Dead, AlamarBlue, Comet assay and quantification of collagen, were acquired.. - materials characterization, including FTIR, UV-vis., SEM, DSC and others.. ...
Degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Beira Interior, Faculty of Health Sciences (2007-2010).. MSc in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Beira Interior, Faculty of Health Sciences (2010-2012).. ...
Correia C. R., Reis R. L., and Mano J. F., Multiphasic, Multistructured and Hierarchical Strategies for Cartilage Regeneration, Engineering Mineralized and Load Bearing Tissues, Eds. Bertassoni L. E., and Coelho P. G., Springer International Publishing, 1, vol. 881, issue 1, pp. 143-160, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-22345-2, 2015. ...
PhD in Biotechnology, specialization in Environmental Science and Engineering (2014) - Universidade Católica Portuguesa. MPhil in Plant and Soil Science (2008) - University of Aberdeen. Degree in Microbiology (2002) - Universidade Católica Portuguesa. ...
The Master Degree in Molecular Genetics provided me high-level knowledge and training in the fields of Cellular and Functional Biology and Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology.. ▪ The courses focused mainly on the molecular understanding of cellular function and complex biological processes, and on the use of modern research tools and techniques to unravel these molecular mechanisms. In the last part of the course I developed my master dissertation entitled "Development of an improved propionibacteria for potential use as a nutraceutical towards the prevention/treatment of colorectal carcinoma".. ▪ Final score: 18 out of 20. ...
Bioreactors design - development of bioreactors for culturing constructs with clinical relevant dimensions and/or to provide specific stimulus and/or systems for on-line monitoring of in vitro ...
Canadas R. F., Oliveira J. M., Marques A. P., and Reis R. L., Rotational dual chamber bioreactor: methods and uses thereof, Canadas RF, Oliveira JM, Marques AP, Reis RL, Rotational dual chamber bioreactor: methods and uses thereof, patent PCT/IB2014/059740, 2014, 2014. ...
Creation of extremely strong yet ultra-light materials can be achieved by capitalizing on the hi-e-r-a--r-chical design of 3-dimensional nano-architectures. Such structural meta-materials exhibit superior thermo-mechanical pro---per--ties at ex-tre-me-ly low mass densities (lighter than aerogels), making these solid foams ideal for many scientific and tech-no-lo-gi-cal applications. The dominant de-for-mation mechanisms in such "meta-materials", where individual constituent size (nanometers to microns) is compa-rable to the characteristic microstructural length scale of the constituent solid, are essentially un-known. To harness the lucrative properties of 3-dimensional hierarchical nanostructures, it is critical to assess mechanical properties at each relevant scale while capturing the over-all structural complexity ...
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Attach:JasonGrasping1.jpeg Δ We are building a compliant underactuated robotic hand for humanoid diving tasks, from exploring coral to investigating archaeological sights. The robot is intended not only to replace humans in dangerous diving tasks, but also to provide easy access to previously untouched delicate environments. The hands therefore need to be capable of both strength grasping tasks (for handling tools) as well as gentle precision tasks (for extracting delicate samples or artifacts). Contributions from this design project include analysis for the adaptive spring transmission of a highly underactuated three-finger hand, as well as implementing gaiting as a way to achieve multiple grasp types with a very simple and robust fixed-base four-finger configuration. SimGrasp was also developed and utilized to simulate various hand design parameters essential to the application. These are the first flexure-based tendon-driven hands designed specifically for these underwater tasks, and balance ...
article{6e3c9106-5acb-435c-b5e9-ab920277b916, abstract = {,p,Diiron complexes bearing redox active diamine ligands have been studied as models of the active site of [FeFe]-hydrogenases. Heating [Fe,sub,2,/sub,(CO),sub,6,/sub,(μ-edt)] (edt = 1,2-ethanedithiolate) with 2,2′-bipyridine (2,2′-bipy) or 1,10-phenanthroline (1,10-phen) in MeCN in the presence of Me,sub,3,/sub,NO leads to the formation of [Fe,sub,2,/sub,(CO),sub,4,/sub,(κ,sup,2,/sup,-2,2′-bipy)(μ-edt)] (1-edt) and [Fe,sub,2,/sub,(CO),sub,4,/sub,(κ,sup,2,/sup,-1,10-phen)(μ-edt)] (2-edt), respectively, in moderate yields. In the solid state the diamine resides in dibasal sites, while both dibasal and apical-basal isomers are present in solution. Both stereoisomers protonate readily upon addition of strong acids. Cyclic voltammetry in MeCN shows that both complexes undergo irreversible oxidation and reduction, proposed to be a one- and two-electron process, respectively. The structures of neutral 2-edt and its corresponding one- ...
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Biomimetics is a field of science that investigates biological structures and processes for their use as models for the development of artificial systems. Biomimetic approaches have considerable potential in the development of new high-performance materials with low environmental impact. The cell walls of different plant species represent complex and highly sophisticated composite materials that can provide inspiration on how to design and fabricate lightweight materials with unique properties. Such materials can provide environmentally compatible solutions in advanced packaging, electronic devices, vehicles and sports equipment. This review gives an overview of the structures and interactions in natural plant cell walls and describes the first attempts towards mimicking them to develop novel biomaterials.. ...
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Computer Applications for Handling Legal Evidence, Police Investigation and Case Argumentation by Ephraim Nissan and Richard Leary and Jonathan Yovel available in Hardcover on Powells.com, also read The modelling and reasoning of legal evidence has emerged as a significant area in the field of...
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Biological systems exhibit features ranging from nano to macroscale in a hierarchical fashion, which call for multi-scale modeling and experimental techniques that need to overcome long-standing challenges in accurately capturing the physical, chemical and structural complexities transcending length and time-scales. This symposium attempts to provide a forum that brings together mechanicians, experimentalists and materials researchers who investigate the mechanical behavior of biological materials with the aim to understand the novel mechanics of biosystems and stipulate designs toward effective biomimicry and bioinspiration. The role of molecular and atomic scale behavior and interactions in the biosystems will be discussed in the context of mechanical response of the biological or bio-inspired materials.. Experimental methods such as atomic force microscopy (AFM) and Bio-MEMS for characterization of biomechanical properties of cells, tissues, biomaterials and bio-inspired materials, ...
Biomime™ marries a wide range of scientific competence and technological skills to advance our understanding of the natural process of wood fiber biosynthesis and structural design. In a short term, this fundamental information will help to identify new enzymes useful in fiber engineering (Theme A - Cell Wall Biogenesis), the development of new bioinspired principles for fiber surface modification and the design of novel bioinspired materials (Theme B - Fundamentals of Adhesion and Composite Technology). In a longer perspective, the collaborative work will generate new ideas on how to organize the structure of new materials, based on inspiration from the hierarchical nature of plant cell walls. In addition to improved post-harvest processing and creative materials design, the results obtained can be used as a basis for improving the fiber and wood quality during plant growth.. Biomimetics is an emerging field engaged in the design of bioinspired systems, materials, and their functionality to ...
Bio-mimetic drug delivery systems designed to help the senior population reconstruct melatonin plasma profiles similar to those of the healthy younger populatio
The innovative design and capabilities of this complex, autonomous robot is described in Soft Robotics (SoRo), a new peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.. Andrew Marchese, Cagdas Onal, and Daniela Rus, from MIT (Cambridge, MA) and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA), describe the design, modeling, fabrication, and control mechanisms of the robotic fish in the article "Autonomous Soft Robotic Fish Capable of Escape Maneuvers Using Fluidic Elastomer Actuators.". A novel fluidic actuation system, embedded muscle-like actuators, and an onboard control system give the fish autonomy and the ability to perform continuous forward swimming motion and rapid accelerations.. "This innovative work highlights two important aspects of our emerging field; first it is inspired and informed by animal studies (biomimetics), and second it exploits novel soft actuators to achieve life-like robot movements and controls," said Editor-in-Chief Barry A. Trimmer, PhD, who directs the ...
Konrad Staudt, Friederike Saxe, Heiko Schmied, Raphael Soeur, Wolfgang B hme, Werner Baumgartner, "Comparative Investigations of the Sandfish?s ?-Keratin (Reptilia: Scincidae: \textitScincus scincus). Part 1: Surface and Molecular Examinations" , in Journal of Biomimetics, Biomaterials, and Tissue Engineering, Vol. 15, Seite(n) 1--16, 2012, ISSN: 1662- ...
One of the goals of biomimetics is to take inspiration from the functioning of the brain in order to design increasingly intelligent machines. This principle is already at work in information technology, in the form of the algorithms used for completing certain tasks, such as image recognition; this, for instance, is what Facebook uses to identify photos. However, the procedure consumes a lot of energy. Vincent Garcia (Unité mixte de physique CNRS/Thales) and his colleagues have just taken a step forward in this area by creating directly on a chip an artificial synapse that is capable of learning. They have also developed a physical model that explains this learning capacity. This discovery opens the way to creating a network of synapses and hence intelligent systems requiring less time and energy. Our brains learning process is linked to our synapses, which serve as connections between our neurons. The more the synapse is stimulated, the more the connection is reinforced and learning improved.
Project Team: Institute for Computational Design - Prof. AA Dipl.(Hons) Achim Menges Achim Menges, Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design - Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Knippers, Competence Network Biomimetics Baden-Württemberg ...
Bio-inspired mineralization is the leading edge and hotspot of the research in the fields including chemistry, biology and materials science at present. More a
Bioluminescent jellyfish has a unique structure derived from fiber/polymer interfaces that is advantageous for effective light scattering in the dark, deep sea water. Herein, we demonstrate the fabrication of bio-inspired hybrid films by mimicry of the jellyfishs structure, leading to excellent light-scatte
This paper proposes a novel automated approach for the categorization of cells in fluorescence microscopy images. Our supervised classification method aims at recognizing patterns of unlabeled cells based on an annotated dataset. First, the cell images need to be indexed by encoding them in a feature space. For this purpose, we propose tailored bio-inspired features relying on the distribution of contrast information. Then, a supervised learning algorithm is proposed for classifying the cells. We carried out experiments on cellular images related to the diagnosis of autoimmune diseases, testing our classification method on the HEp-2 Cells dataset of Foggia et al (CBMS 2010). Results show classification precision larger than 96% on average, thus confirming promising application of our approach to the challenging application of cellular image classification for computer-aided diagnosis.
Chemotherapy has been widely used in clinical practice for cancer treatment. A major challenge for a successful chemotherapy is to potentiate the anticancer activity, whilst reducing the severe side effects. In this context, we design a bio-inspired protein-gold nanoconstruct (denoted as AFt-Au hereafter) with a core-void-shell structure which exhibits a high selectivity towards carcinoma cells. Anticancer drug 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) can be sequestered into the void space of the construct to produce an integrated nanoscale hybrid AFt-AuFU that exhibits an increased cellular uptake of 5-FU. More importantly, AFt-Au, serving as a bio-nano-chemosensitizer, renders carcinoma cells more susceptible to 5-FU by cell-cycle regulation, and thus, leads to a dramatic decrease of the IC50 value (i.e. the drug concentration required to kill 50% of the cell population) of 5-FU in HepG2 cells from 138.3 mu M to 9.2 mu M. Besides HepG2 cells, a remarkably enhanced anticancer efficacy and potentially reduced side ...
In this paper, a bio-inspired pattern recognition system for tin-oxide gas sensor applications is proposed. To mimic the biological olfactory system, tempe
Research of the Homogeneous, Supramolecular and Bio-Inspired Catalysis group is part of the HIMS research theme Catalysis. The main research objective is the development of novel catalytic processes driven by our knowledge of the relationship between structure and performance of the catalyst. Research projects span from fundamental to applied catalysis, the latter in collaboration with industry and via spin-off companies.
Bio-Inspired Algorithms in Bioinformatics I: 10.4018/978-1-59904-849-9.ch037: Large worldwide projects like the Human Genome Project, which in 2003 successfully concluded the sequencing of the human genome, and the recently terminated
This is the examples module accompanying the implementation of Dungs argumentation frameworks. This module contains a collection of examples, showing how to define arguments, argumentation frameworks and how to use the standard definitions. To run these examples, or your own: start GHCi and do the following: ...
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Continuation of email discussion with Jake, a cessationist.. Correspondence with Don Mann on Divine Healing versus Cessationism - Part 2. Or, the Scriptural basis for why divine or faith or miracle healing is still occurring today.. Incited when Jake read my Prayer Testimony Article: Faith Healing Miracle Testimony with Methods of Dominion Right On Time Part 1 and 2.. Jake 8/5/14. Dear Don, I was wondering if you and i could meet at a hospital together and heal some people in the icu, hospice or burn center? Where and when would you like to meet? Jake. My reply is below as I gave a combined response to this and the next email as I did not respond right away to the first one.. Jake 8/6/14. ​Dear Don,. If your ideology was authentic, no character attacks or protracted argumentation would be necessary. The true miracles and delegated power of the apostles did not require argumentation nor attack because they were self-evidently true and real. [This is false as the apostles were thrown in jail for ...
Marc Bekoffs latest books are Jaspers Story: Saving Moon Bears (with Jill Robinson); Ignoring Nature No More: The Case for Compassionate Conservation; Why Dogs Hump and Bees Get Depressed: The Fascinating Science of Animal Intelligence , Emotions,
A thin film of electron-trapping material (ETM), when combined with suitable optical bistability, is considered as a medium for optical implementation of bioinspired neural nets. The optical mechanism of ETM under blue light and near-infrared exposure has the inherent ability at the material level to mimic the crucial components of the stylized Hodgkin-Huxley model of biological neurons. Combining this unique property with the high-resolution capability of ETM, a dense network of bioinspired neurons can be realized in a thin film of this infrared stimulable storage phosphor. When combined with suitable optical bistability and optical interconnectivity, it has the potential of producing an artificial nonlinear excitable medium analog to cortical tissue.. © 2007 Optical Society of America. Full Article , PDF Article ...
Biological membranes play an essential role in living organisms by providing stable and functional compartments, preserving cell architecture, whilst supporting signalling and selective transport that are mediated by a variety of proteins embedded in the membrane. However, mimicking cell membranes - to be ap Bioinspired Surfaces and Materials
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A international team of researchers has emulated biological systems and designed multi-scale macro-meso-microporous materials which offer a unique performance boost for applications benefitting from highly enhanced mass transfer and exchange. Examples include photocatalysis, gas sensing and as Li-ion battery electrodes. An open access paper on their work is published in...
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doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0087122.g001. The left ventricle was simulated by a piston-in-cylinder pump (ViVitro Labs Inc. … The signals were collected using the Tri-pack pressure measuring systems (TP8891, Vivitro Labs Inc.).. Go to the Article ...
Emphasis added.. First, the main bit of illogic in the above. The conclusion, highlighted in the quoted excerpts, does not follow. The conclusion would need measurement of the relative frequencies of each process, something that Gauger apparently is not prepared to enter upon, since it would also invalidate her argument. Simply because there are four enumerated processes does not imply that some specific one of them must therefore occur less frequently, making the above quoted bit a straightforward piece of misleading and fallacious argumentation.. Second, another bit of illogic in the above. Gauger depends on a contributing argument, that if most evolutionary change is non-adaptive, adaptive processes cannot be said to account for such things as the generation of new cellular systems, behaviors, or body plans. This argument is completely unsupported by Gauger. Something Gauger fails to take cognizance of is that even among those called "adaptationist" as if it were an epithet, the prevalence of ...
The first is purely statistical. One looks at the historical record for a particular class of event - for example the onset of the monsoon in India. There are two steps to such an analysis - the first is to find a statistically significant trend, and the second is to test the hypothesis that the trend is correlated to some causal agent. In the case of climate disruption studies, in increasing order of appropriateness, one might use CO2 emissions, CO2 concentrations, CO2-equivalent concentrations, net top-of-atmosphere forcings (accounting for anthropogenic arerosols) or most difficult but theoretically best, all forcings as distributed geographically. (The use of emissions per se is strictly speaking incorrect, though its often seen in the less serious critiques of climate science.) Then, using "frequentist" argumentation, one tests the "null hypothesis": is the observed correlation less than 5% likely due to chance ...
Where do I start? Has anybody concluded that Alexander Baron is Catholic? I looked at this and said to myself that the specious argumentation leads us once again straight back to abstinence. I cant disagree with the idea that if I dont stick my penis in a vagina, a woman isnt going to get pregnant or Im not going to get an STD or worse, AIDS. But thats distilling the problem down to pure logic and does not in any way take into account the bigger picture of the statistics associated with human behaviour across the globe in a multitude of social environments. It certainly doesnt take into account that as our state of horniness goes up; our capacity to rationalise might just creep up too ...
And... continuing. So after 15 hours and losing the key and being bored and hanging out and not knowing really what to look at anymore and tired of hearing people ask how to become a Player (you cant) and finally accepting that fact, that there was no way in to the piece in the way I wanted... I dropped in. Just like that. I wasnt a spectator anymore in the same way. On the other hand, I wasnt a co-creator in the kind of community art sense or in the sense of any dialogical process. I wasnt in control, but I had autonomy within the piece. I could affect outcomes much in the same way as you can in real life: through careful suggestion, manipulation, negotiation, argumentation, bold dashes for the gun, or whatever else you really need to do to make something happen. The thing is that you have to do what you do on the terms set by the environment, and you have to understand the rules of engagement before you know what those terms are. And then youre not watching, youre doing. And when youre ...
Where Ive been? Im usually not interested in sticking around in topics like this too much, because argumentation isnt able to convince people that are (imho of course) immoral. There has to be a personal event in their life that will change it. Even if they would be convinced at all by discussion, the majority would not want to lose face by losing a discussion. Because especially online discussions like this are also a matter of getting status, showing yourself to be good in discussion. To their disgrace, most partakers in such topics (on both sides) are willing to twist truth, insult others, abuse powers, and you name it, just to win the debate. Often I prefer not to really partake in a discussion but to just counter those dirty tricks. But when I do partake in a discussion I dont have a problem with just leaving it when Im finished with it. Let the others feel victorious - I never came to win anything. They may have, thats their problem. Disclaimer: this is only directed to ...
It has been shown that evolutionary and developmental processes can be used for emergence of scalability, robustness and fault-tolerance in hardware. However, designing a suitable representation for such processes is far from straightforward. Here, a bio-inspired developmental genotype-phenotype mapping for evolution of spiking neural microcircuits in an FPGA is introduced, based on a digital neuron model and cortex structure suggested and verified previously by the authors.
Alves N. M., and Mano J. F., Self assembling and crosslinking of polyelectrolyte multilayer films of chitosan and alginate studied by quartz crystal microbalance., 5th Marie Curie Cutting Edge InVENTS Conference on Synthesis and applications of self-assembling materials at nano-scale, 2008. ...
The talk focuses on the study of locomotion of theropod dinosaurs using chickens with artificial tails. This work received the IgNobel prize in biology 2015 and now is part of a new project that tries to establish locomotive characteristics of dinosaurs but this time using robots as a locomotor model.
Cerqueira S. R., Oliveira J. M., Mano J. F., Salgado A. J., Sousa N., and Reis R. L., Intracellular methylprednisolone release to glial cells using an engineered dendrimer nanoparticle system, XXXVIII Congress of the European Society for Artificial Organs (ESAO 2011) and IV Biennial Congress of the International Federation on Artificial Organs (IFAO 2011), 2011. ...
In early 1980s, researchers discovered self-setting calcium orthophosphate cements, which are bioactive and biodegradable grafting bioceramics in the form of a powder and a liquid. After mixing, both phases form pastes, which set and harden forming either a non-stoichiometric calcium deficient hydroxyapatite or brushite. Since both of them are remarkably biocompartible, bioresorbable and osteoconductive, self-setting calcium orthophosphate formulations appear to be promising bioceramics for bone grafting. Furthermore, such formulations possess excellent molding capabilities, easy manipulation and nearly perfect adaptation to the complex shapes of bone defects, followed by gradual bioresorption and new bone formation. In addition, reinforced formulations have been introduced, which might be described as calcium orthophosphate concretes. The discovery of self-setting properties opened up a new era in the medical application of calcium orthophosphates and many commercial trademarks have been introduced as
Argumentation Mapping in Collaborative Spatial Decision Making: 10.4018/978-1-59140-845-1.ch005: Collaboration and decision-making of humans usually entails logical reasoning that is expressed through discussions and individual arguments. Where
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Fresh water scarcity is one of the problems that the whole world is facing today. Forward osmosis and low pressure reverse osmosis are possible solutions to provide high quality water. Thus, creating a robust and highly permeable yet selective membrane for water purification has gained much attention worldwide in recent years. This thesis presents a systematic study on the design and fabrication of AquaporinZ (AqpZ)-embedded biomimetic membrane. Firstly, the mechanical property of the artificial AqpZ-embedded lipid bilayer membrane was explored. Secondly, the performance of biomimetic membrane has been has been demonstrated in forward osmosis. Thirdly, a new membrane with enhanced the mechanical property and higher permeability and selectivity has been fabricated. Finally, water transport through the robust AqpZ-embedded vesicular membrane has been investigated through a newly modified transport model in a FO process. This study provides a direction for the further development of the ...
Imagine 3.8 billion years of slow but steady research and development (otherwise known as evolution), covering everything we need to survive and thrive here on Earth, freely available for everyone. You just need to know where and (more importantly) how to look for it, because the evidence of this massive R+D effort is everywhere. The study and exploitation of naturally evolved solutions for engineering systems is variously known as bionics, biomimetics, biomimicry, biognosis, bionical creativity engineering, bioinspired engineering, and maybe others. While theres no single agreed name, there is consensus on the fact that nature is a great source for engineering inspiration.. ...
The advisory board members of the Metaphor Lab each write a short blog about their current research on metaphor.. This time, Chiua Xu writes about the argumentative function of metaphor in argumentation.. Metaphor is often used in daily communication. A number of studies focus on how metaphor may enhance the persuasive power of discourse (e.g. Cameron & Deignan, 2006; Charteris-Black, 2011; Hauser & Schwarz, 2014). But since these studies approach to metaphor from a purely rhetorical perspective, the question as to how metaphor is used in argumentation remains unanswered. In our research, we study metaphor from the perspective of a rational discussion, focusing on questions such as: What representations do metaphors have in argumentation? How do metaphorical expressions function in different types of arguments? In this blog, I discuss three projects that focus on these issues.. Read the blog here.. ...
Our goal is to use biomimetics to develop an uncooled, photomechanic infrared sensor. Our design is inspired by the pyrophilous beetle Melanophila acuminata, which employs photomechanical-based IR sensor organs and is extremely sensitive to the 3 m band (to detect forest fires) with possible sensitivity to the 9 m band as well (to evade capture by predators). IR sensors based on the photomechanical-effect may well provide an efficient and highly sensitive means for various civilian, military and industry applications such as the detection of forest fires, pedestrian and infantry detection and medical thermography. We are engineering MEMS devices based on the photomechanical IR organs of the jewel beetle to transduce changes in IR for use in an electromechanical IR imaging system. These sensors will have a performance equal to or exceeding a standardized detectivity (D*) of 1e8 cm*sqrt(Hz)/W, NEDT equal or less than 20 mK, pixel size equal or less than 20 m and field of view equal or greater than ...
Link: Interview with Julian Vincent. Susana Soares interviewed Julian Vincent, professor of Biomimetics at the University of Bath and director of Biomimetic and Natural Technologies. The 11.5 minute video clip starts with a discussion about how to get engineers to...
Rui Reis is Professor of Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells at the University of Minho in Portugal and directs the 3Bs Research Group (Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics). He is also CEO of the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (TERM).. His research focuses on creating biomaterials from naturally occurring polymers. His 3Bs Group work with materials such as bone marrow, umbilical cord, amniotic and embryonic stem cells to engineer tissues such as bone, cartilage, skin, and neurological tissue. His research has been cited more than 19000 times and in 2016 he was awarded membership of the USA National Academy of Engineering.. ...
Email: João T. Oliveira ([email protected]). *3Bs Research Group-Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics, Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Minho, Headquarters of the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, AvePark, Zona Industrial da Gandra, S. Cláudio do Barco, 4806-909 Caldas das Taipas, Guimarães, Portugal. T: +351-253510900; F: +351-253510909. ...
... showcases the latest advances in advanced materials, electroactive polymers (EAP), bioinspiration and biomimetics for robotics design, along with energy harvesting, sensor networks, nondestructive evaluation (NDE) and structural health monitoring (SHM) for automotive, aerospace, civil infrastructure, smart factories, and Industry 4.0.
The rational synthesis of meso-aryl substituted porphyrins and related macrocycles were investigated and their chelation behavior studied. ^ 1. meso-Tetraarylporphyrins are one of the most studied synthetic porphyrins because of their various potential applications in medicinal and materials chemistry and biomimetics. The less studied 5,15-diphenylporphyrin (5,15-DPP) has found applications, for instance, in multi-porphyrin assemblies. The equally interesting and potentially useful cis-isomer to 5,15-DPP, 5,10-diphenylporphyrin (5,10-DPP) has not been described in the literature before. We have utilized the 2 + 2 methodology (condensation of two dipyrrolic units) to synthesize the novel compound 5,10-DPP. ^ 2. meso-Triarylcorroles have become known only recently as the serendipitous side products of a pyrrole-benzaldehyde condensation reaction. We developed a rational, stepwise synthetic methodology to prepare meso-triarylcorroles. The key step in this method is the preparation of a
The spider silk project is just one example of biomimetics, the study of biological materials, processes, and structures in order to imitate or improve them. Modern analytical instruments and bioengineering techniques are expanding our ability to duplicate nature. The hinge of a flys wing has to be very flexible and springy in order to move back and forth hundreds of times each second. It is made of a material called resilin, which has been described as the most perfect rubber ever found. Barnacles attach themselves to ships and whales with a glue so strong they are almost impossible to remove. Determining the chemical composition and structure of fly resilin and barnacle glue may make it possible for us to produce better rubber and adhesives.. In addition to studying the chemical structure and composition of natural materials, biomimeticists study how nature puts those materials together. A spiders web is a remarkable engineering achievement. Using a very small amount of material, the spider ...
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At the University I enjoy seeing the developments that come out of the Auckland Biomimetics Lab, hosted in the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, and run by Associate Professor Iain Anderson. The work done in the lab involves. "drawing inspiration from nature to develop new technologies. Living organisms and natural phenomena have certain behaviours and properties which let them exist in harmony with the surrounding environment. By understanding these natural processes, we are developing technologies to venture into new territories.". One of the labs projects is building a human powered racing submarine (known as "Project Taniwha") which they race in an international contest each year. This year the team won the overall trophy, as well as awards for being the most reliable submarine and the best non-propeller powered submarine. The team are the only Southern Hemisphere team. Curious how such a vehicle works? Its pedal-powered, with a diver inside who breathes from a dive tank.. "We also got ...
Scientists at University of Oxford have developed a "bio-inspired superglue". According to an article by Jonathan Wood, at University of Oxford, the Oxford researchers developed the bio-superglue ""by engineering an unusual protein from a type of bacteria that can cause life-threatening disease" (Streptococcus pyogenes).. The scientists think the new Molecular Super Glue will be very useful in the biotechnology and nanotechnology fields. Previously scientists had trouble getting a strong grip when trying to work with proteins, but this new substance will "grab hold of proteins or stick them immovably to surfaces." Dr. Mark Howarth and his graduate student Bijan Zakeri at the Department of Biochemistry are conducting the study using funding from the Clarendon Fund at Oxford. The author in his article states:. "The protein FbaB from Streptococcus pyogenes has a 3D structure that is stabilised by another covalent bond. This strong chemical bond forms in an instant and binds the loops of the amino ...
A new bio-inspired approach to synthesising polymers will offer unprecedented control over the final polymer structure and yield advances in nanomedicine, researchers say.
Researchers have succeeded in linking together artificial cells, paving the way for new types of chemical catalysts and drug delivery systems.. In a paper published in the journal Nature Communications, a team headed by Yuval Elani from Imperial College London in the UK reports successfully inducing cell-sized double-layered fluid-filled compartments to link up with each other, thus solving one of the key performance issues with artificial cell technologies.. "Artificial cell membranes usually bounce off each other like rubber balls," says Elani. "By altering the biophysics of the membranes in our cells, we got them instead to stick to each other like stickle bricks."{%recommended 7042%}. Getting the cells to adhere to each other is important, because the resulting shapes - and the connections between them - potentially allow a wide range of uses, including the development of a new smart biomaterials. Artificial cells are considered valuable basic building blocks in the emerging field of ...
A poly vinyl chloride (PVC) gel actuator shows great potential for use as an artificial muscle because of such positive characteristics as movement in the air, large deformation, and being light in weight. A bending type actuator using PVC gel was studied previously. In order to construct an artificial muscle it is necessary to compose an actuator which has the characteristics of contraction type deformation. In the present paper we propose an electrode arrangement for a contraction type actuator using PVC gel. Also, we investigate the characteristics of the proposed actuator experimentally and show the effectiveness of the actuator as an artificial muscle. The experimental results showed that the contraction strain of the actuator was about 14%, the response rate was 7Hz, and the output stress was 4kPa. In order to apply the artificial muscle as a control element, we build a linear mathematical model of the electronic and mechanical characteristics. Based on the mathematical model, we design a ...
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A little fishing line, a little sewing thread, et voila: muscles! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying:. Well, maybe not so easy as that. Ask Ray Baughman of the University of Texas at Dallas. He and colleagues have teamed up to make artificial muscles from these common materials. Polyethylene and nylon fibers - which are used to make fishing line and sewing thread - are super cheap. Baughmans team twisted and coiled nylon fibers into cords and braids. All twisted up, the cords can store a lot of potential energy. Kind of like a rubberband airplane. Turning and turning the propeller of a toy plane twists the rubberband around the propeller tighter and tighter. Thats stored potential energy. Let it go, and zoom! Rubberband muscle power!. But for nylon muscles, add a little bit of heat and the cords bounce. Thats a lot like our muscle fibers contracting and relaxing with nerve impulses. Only nylon muscles are a hundred times stronger. Artificial muscles could someday ...
Liquid-liquid phase separation is common in aqueous macromolecule solutions, leading to formation of droplets that are greatly enriched in macromolecules. This presentation will describe studies of liquid-liquid phase separation in relatively simple polymer solutions, both as models for membraneless organelles in eukaryotic cells and as potential prebiotic compartments (membraneless protocells). Solutes such as ions, small molecules, and biopolymers can become compartmentalized by partitioning due to the different solvent environment and/or affinity interactions (e.g. ion pairing, hydrogen bonding). We are studying mechanisms for, and consequences of, this type of compartmentalization using a variety of simple model systems composed of phase-separating aqueous polymer solutions. Through these types of studies, we hope to uncover underlying physiochemical mechanisms in cellular organization and to identify new avenues for biomimetic systems for applications in biotechnology and materials science. ...
The current Dutch CBO guideline treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I (CRPS-1) is very disappointing with chronification, disability and subsequent high medical costs and personal suffering. A possible better treatment is intensive function-oriented physical therapy or Pain Exposure in Physical Therapy (PEPT). However, there are no adequate studies performed that demonstrate the efficacy of PEPT and therefore PEPT is lacking in the Dutch CBO CRPS-1 guidelines. Despite a lacking scientific argumentation, the PEPT approach or Macedonian therapy, is now being adopted on a large scale among physical therapists in The Netherlands. There are two level C retrospective cohort studies demonstrating a promising and clinical relevant beneficial effect on pain and function after PEPT. In response to the growing demand for scientific argumentation among doctors and physical therapists with respect to the efficacy of PEPT, we conducted a pilot study at the UMC St Radboud Nijmegen. The results of ...
Biofouling is the accumulation of living organisms on a surface including bacteria, fungi, protozoa, algae and invertebrates. The growth of marine organisms on ship hulls is a major expense factor in naval industries. PDMS, low surface energy silicone material, was a nontoxic alternative to conventional biocide paints. While PDMS is not inherently antifouling due to the release of hard fouling and soft fouling under suitable hydrodynamic conditions, and bioaccumulation will occur under static and low flow conditions (Holm et al., 2006), in recent years, the approach to reduce organism settlement on PDMS surface utilizes engineered surface topographies, including a unique pattern Sharklet AF™ similar to shark skin surface (Schumacher et al., 2007). In this paper, a biomimetic PDMS-based surface that is highly similar to a shark skin surface was prepared using PEES method (a bio-replicated forming technique). Anti-biofouling properties of these biomimetic surfaces were firstly ...
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M. Sarikaya, "Biomimetics: Materials Processing via Biology," Keynote Presentation, International Conference on Biomimetics (Y ... Article Title: Molecular biomimetics: nanotechnology through biology. Authors: Sarikaya, M;Tamerler, C;Jen, AKY;Schulten, K; ... M. Sarikaya, Biomimetics," at: Symposium on Bioceramics, Pacific Coast Regional Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, San ... M. Sarikaya, "Biomimetics: Nanomaterials via Biology," in a Topical Conference on: Polymers for Nanotechnology, 24th Annual ...
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Bioinspiration & Biomimetics is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes research involving the study and distillation of ...
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Vincent, JFV (2009). "Biomimetics - a review". Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. 223 (8): 919-939. doi:10.1243/09544119JEIM561. PMID ... Biomimetics or biomimicry is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex ... Biomimetics has given rise to new technologies inspired by biological solutions at macro and nanoscales. Humans have looked at ... Swedish Biomimetics: The μMist Platform Technology Archived December 13, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 3 June 2012. ...
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Surface tension is one of the areas of interest in biomimetics research. Surface tension forces will only begin to dominate ...
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Green Tribology - Biomimetics, Energy Conservation and | Michael Nosonovsky | SpringerGreen Tribology - Biomimetics, Energy Conservation and | Michael Nosonovsky | Springer

The chapters are prepared by leading experts in their fields and cover such topics as biomimetics, environmentally friendly ... and Nanotechnology and Biomimetics at Ohio State University. He is an author and editor of more than 10 monographs and about ...
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Applied Biomimetics: A New Fresh Look of TextilesApplied Biomimetics: A New Fresh Look of Textiles

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Biomimetics -- Materials, Structures and Processes | SpringerLinkBiomimetics -- Materials, Structures and Processes | SpringerLink

The book presents an outline of current activities in the field of biomimetics and integrates a variety of applications ... Biomimetics in Intelligent Sensor and Actuator Automation Systems Dietmar Bruckner, Dietmar Dietrich, Gerhard Zucker, Brit ... Biomimetics as innovation method is characterised by interdisciplinary information transfer from the life sciences to technical ... The book presents an outline of current activities in the field of biomimetics and integrates a variety of applications ...
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Methods and Protocols collects a series of approaches to demonstrate the role and value of biomimetics for the better ... Biomimetics and Stem Cells: Methods and Protocols collects a series of approaches to demonstrate the role and value of ... Practical and essential, Biomimetics and Stem Cells: Methods and Protocols focuses on the use of biomimetic systems for stem ... biomimetics for the better understanding of stem cell behavior and the acceleration of their application in regenerative ...
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Biomimetics is the understanding of biology to design novel technologies and/or to develop new methodologies that use new ... Bionics and Biomimetics is devoted to the promotion of research through the integration of bioengineering, bio-inspired ... Bionics and Biomimetics is devoted to the promotion of research through the integration of bioengineering, bio-inspired ... Bionics and Biomimetics welcomes submissions of the following article types: Book Review, Correction, Data Report, Editorial, ...
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Biomimetics -- Materials, Structures and Processes - Examples, Ideas and Case Studies | petra gruber | SpringerBiomimetics -- Materials, Structures and Processes - Examples, Ideas and Case Studies | petra gruber | Springer

Biomimetics as innovation method is characterised by interdisciplinary information transfer from the life ... The book presents an outline of current activities in the field of biomimetics and integrates a variety of applications ... Biomimetics -- Materials, Structures and Processes. Examples, Ideas and Case Studies. Herausgeber: gruber, p., Bruckner, D., ... Biomimetics -- Materials, Structures and Processes. Buchuntertitel. Examples, Ideas and Case Studies. Herausgeber. * petra ...
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... "The Home of AI in Northern Scandinavia". Artificial intelligence (AI) is defined by ... Biomimetics and Intelligent Systems Group is a member of Infotech Oulu and Centre for Advanced Steel Research (CASR). ... Biomimetics: Across Nature and Technology. In addition to the groups long-term research strands, BISG also aims to provide ... The recently started Bio-IT group focuses on biomimetics approaches. The objective of this research area is to merge ICT and ...
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The Tufts Neuromechanics and Biomimetic Devices Laboratory (BDL) is a University facility equipped for research and teaching in neuromechanics and robotics. Work in this laboratory specializes in using non-traditional animal models to develop new approaches to robot control and design. A key feature of the approach is that our machines are designed using biological principles rather than simply mimicking their performance.
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The Tufts Neuromechanics and Biomimetic Devices Laboratory (BDL) is a University facility equipped for research and teaching in neuromechanics and robotics. Work in this laboratory specializes in using non-traditional animal models to develop new approaches to robot control and design. A key feature of the approach is that our machines are designed using biological principles rather than simply mimicking their performance.
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Biomimetics uses animals, plants and humans as models to develop products, surgical instruments and replacement body parts, ... The group "Biomimetics in Medical Engineering" comprises engineers and scientists from the fields of technical biology, ... Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA - Biomimetics in medical engineering ... Online in Internet; URL: https://www.ipa.fraunhofer.de/en/expertise/biomechatronic-systems/biomimetics-in-medical-engineering. ...
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Amelogenin and enamel biomimetics Q. Ruan and J. Moradian-Oldak, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2015, 3, 3112 DOI: 10.1039/C5TB00163C ... amelogenin and enamel biomimetics. We review the most recent findings on amelogenin secondary and tertiary structural ...
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Applied Biomimetics is an international biomimetic engineering group that builds upon a simple but powerful concept: Natures ... Applied Biomimetics even holds the global patent for the basic idea of embedding proteins in a polymeric membrane. There are a ... Applied Biomimetics is an international biomimetic engineering group that builds upon a simple but powerful concept: Natures ... Applied Biomimetics is an international biomimetic engineering group that builds upon a simple but powerful concept: Natures ...
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Biomimetics 2018, 3, 20. AMA Style. Athanasopoulos N, Siakavellas NJ. Bioinspired Temperature-Responsive Multilayer Films and ... Biomimetics EISSN 2313-7673 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert ... Biomimetics. 2018; 3(3):20. Chicago/Turabian Style. Athanasopoulos, Nikolaos; Siakavellas, Nicolaos J. 2018. "Bioinspired ... Biomimetics 2018, 3(3), 20; https://doi.org/10.3390/biomimetics3030020 Bioinspired Temperature-Responsive Multilayer Films and ...
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Bio-mimetics or bionics aims at learning disaster anticipation from animals. Since modern science is reluctant to address this ... Bio-Mimetics Program, Carinthian University of Applied Sciences, Europastrasse 4, 9524 Villach, Austria ...
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To implement joint and interdisciplinary research and to develop the field of biomimetics the Bionikzentrum Bonn (BZBonn) was ... Because of the growing importance of biomimetics as a "motor of innovation", researchers from various institutes of the ...
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  • Julian FV Vincent [log in to unmask] Professor of Biomimetics office 01225 386596 Centre for Biomimetic & Natural Technologies mobile 07941 933901 Dept of Mechanical Engineering fax 01225 386928 The University BATH BA2 7AY http://www.bath.ac.uk/Departments/Eng/biomimetics/ I hate quotations. (jiscmail.ac.uk)
  • Practical and essential, Biomimetics and Stem Cells: Methods and Protocols focuses on the use of biomimetic systems for stem cells in order to aid in moving this vital field of study forward. (springer.com)
  • Applied Biomimetics is an international biomimetic engineering group that builds upon a simple but powerful concept: Nature's ability to separate chemical elements at the molecular level using highly specialized proteins as tools. (cbinsights.com)
  • Then, MOFs used in biomimetics including biomimetic mineralization, biosensors and biomimetic replication are introduced. (rsc.org)
  • The chapters are prepared by leading experts in their fields and cover such topics as biomimetics, environmentally friendly lubrication, tribology of wind turbines and renewable sources of energy, and ecological impact of new technologies of surface treatment. (springer.com)
  • Biomimetics and Stem Cells: Methods and Protocols collects a series of approaches to demonstrate the role and value of biomimetics for the better understanding of stem cell behavior and the acceleration of their application in regenerative medicine. (springer.com)
  • Biomimetics is the understanding of biology to design novel technologies and/or to develop new methodologies that use new physical, chemical and engineering approaches to study living systems. (frontiersin.org)
  • The recently started Bio-IT group focuses on biomimetics approaches. (oulu.fi)
  • The group "Biomimetics in Medical Engineering" comprises engineers and scientists from the fields of technical biology, electrotechnology, mechanical engineering and mechatronics. (fraunhofer.de)
  • Biomimetics as innovation method is characterised by interdisciplinary information transfer from the life sciences to technical application fields aiming at increased performance, functionality and energy efficiency. (springer.com)
  • Her research activities focus on innovation in architecture, using the method of biomimetics, and including traditional building typologies. (springer.com)
  • Because of the growing importance of biomimetics as a "motor of innovation", researchers from various institutes of the University of Bonn interested and working in biomemetics collectively present their work on the websites indicated below. (uni-bonn.de)
  • Biomimetics has given rise to new technologies inspired by biological solutions at macro and nanoscales. (wikipedia.org)
  • Considering the importance of amelogenin protein in dental enamel formation, its ability to control apatite mineralization in vitro , and its potential to be applied in fabrication of future bio-inspired dental material this review focuses on two major subjects: amelogenin and enamel biomimetics. (rsc.org)
  • Biomimetics could in principle be applied in many fields. (wikipedia.org)
  • Applied Biomimetics even holds the global patent for the basic idea of embedding proteins in a polymeric membrane. (cbinsights.com)
  • Biomimetics uses animals, plants and humans as models to develop products, surgical instruments and replacement body parts, such as implants and prostheses. (fraunhofer.de)