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Author Abramovitz, Melissa, 1954- author.
Title Amazing Feats of Biological Engineering / by Melissa Abromovitz ; content consultant, Dan Phillips, Director, Biomedical Engineering Program, Rochester Institute of Technology.
Pub Info Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2015]
book jacket
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Descript 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Great achievements in engineering
Great achievements in engineering.
Audience 1190L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.7 3 3 171093
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-109) and index.
Contents Science fiction to reality -- Biological engineering -- The bionic leg -- The bionic future -- Synthetic organs -- Custom organs for all? -- Hello, Dolly -- Good-bye, Dolly -- Future directions.
Summary Engineers design our modern world. They combine science and technology to create incredible vehicles, structures, and objects. This title examines amazing feats of biological engineering. Engaging text explores bionic legs, artificial organs, and animal cloning. It also examines the engineers who made these projects a reality and traces the history of the discipline.
Subject Bioengineering -- Juvenile literature.
Biotechnology -- Juvenile literature.
Biomedical engineering -- Juvenile literature.
Biomedical engineering.
Alt Title Biological Engineering
ISBN 9781624034268 (lib. bdg.)
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