Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between gecko feet and a new adhesive tape. Integrating both historical and scientific perspectives, this book explains how gecko feet inspired the invention of an adhesive. Readers will make connections and examine the relationship between the two concepts. Sidebars, photographs, a glossary, and a concluding chapter on important people in the field add detail and depth to this informational text on biomimicry.
About the author
Wil Mara is the author of more than seventy books for adults and young readers, including "Wave, "which won the New Jersey National Book Award. His work has been translated into more than a dozen languages.
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