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International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, Volume 4

Issue 4 (11/12/2009)

INVESTIGATION OF HYDRAULIC, GEOTECHNICAL, AND PLANNING ASPECTS FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY OF THE NEW SPORT FACILITIES IN L’AQUILA

Author(s): S. AMOROSO, M. LEOPARDI, G. TOTANI, F. TIRONI & G. TIRONI

Pages: 17 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 395 - 412

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Design and Testing of a Highly Mobile Insect-Inspired Autonomous Robot in a Beach Environment

Author(s): A.S. BOXERBAUM, R.J. BACHMANN, R.D. QUINN, R.M. HARKINS, T. DUNBAR, S.C. BURGESS & R. VAIDYANATHAN

Pages: 17 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 319 - 336

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Representation of vernacular architecture and lessons for sustainable and culturally responsive environment

Author(s): B.A. KAZIMEE

Pages: 13 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 337 - 350

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Two hierarchies in science: the free flow of ideas and the academy

Author(s): ADRIAN BEJAN

Pages: 8 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 386 - 394

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Information and entropy – top-down or bottom-up development in living systems?

Author(s): A.C. McINTOSH

Pages: 34 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 351 - 385

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IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS OF MADEIRA

Author(s): M.J. CRUZ, R. AGUIAR, A. CORREIA, T. TAVARES, J.S. PEREIRA & F.D. SANTOS

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 413 - 422

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Issue 3 (02/09/2009)

ANIMAL CAMOUFLAGE: BIOLOGY MEETS PSYCHOLOGY, COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ART

Author(s): I.C. CUTHILL, T.S. TROSCIANKO

Pages: 19 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 183 - 202

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LUSCIOUSNESS, THE CRAFTED IMAGE IN A DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT

Author(s): R. KESSELER

Pages: 7 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 203 - 210

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THE DIVERSITY OF FLOWER COLOUR: HOW AND WHY?

Author(s): B.J. GLOVER

Pages: 7 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 211 - 218

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SENSATIONS FROM NATURE

Author(s): M.J. FRYER

Pages: 8 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 219 - 227

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GOETHE, EASTLAKE AND TURNER: FROM COLOUR THEORY TO ART

Author(s): C.S. KÖNIG & M.W. COLLINS

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 228 - 237

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ZVUK

Author(s): M. GREATED

Pages: 15 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 238 - 253

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TIME AND CHANGE: COLOUR, TASTE AND CONSERVATION

Author(s): J.P. CAMPBELL

Pages: 11 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 254 - 265

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THERMO-HYDRAULICS, COLOUR AND ART

Author(s): J.A. PATORSKI

Pages: 7 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 266 - 273

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NATURE’S FLUCTUATING COLOUR CAPTURED ON CANVAS?

Author(s): F. SCHENK

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 274 - 284

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ON THE USE OF COLOUR IN EXPERIMENTAL FLUID MECHANICS

Author(s): J.T. TURNER & S. ZHANG

Pages: 14 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 285 - 299

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MAXWELL’S FIRST COLOURED LIGHT SOURCES: ARTISTS’ PIGMENTS

Author(s): R.C. DOUGAL

Pages: 7 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 300 - 307

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Issue 2 (05/06/2009)

EVIDENCE OF DESIGN IN BIRD FEATHERS AND AVIAN RESPIRATION

Author(s): A .C. McINTOSH

Pages: 15 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 154 - 169

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THE MECHANISM OF LIVER SIZE CONTROL IN MAMMALS: A NOVEL ANIMAL STUDY

Author(s): K. YOSHIZATO, C. TATENO & R. UTOH

Pages: 19 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 123 - 142

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UNDERSTANDING DESIGN IN NATURE CAN BENEFIT PRODUCT CONCEPTUAL DESIGN

Author(s): D.E. SANTOS-REYES & T. LAWLOR-WRIGHT

Pages: 17 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 105 - 122

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INCREASING ENTROPY: HEAT DEATH OR PERPETUAL HARMONIES?

Author(s): R.E. ULANOWICZ

Pages: 13 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 83 - 96

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THE GOLDEN RATIO PREDICTED: VISION, COGNITION AND LOCOMOTION AS A SINGLE DESIGN IN NATURE

Author(s): ADRIAN BEJAN

Pages: 7 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 97 - 104

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HONEY AND SUGAR AS SURROGATE PRODUCTS: AN ENERGY EVALUATION

Author(s): E. SIMONCINI, F. COPPOLA, S. BORSA & F.M. PULSELLI

Pages: 10 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 143 - 153

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Issue 1 (06/03/2009)

QUESTIONING THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF BIOMIMICRY

Author(s): A. MARSHALL, S. LOZEVA

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 1 - 10

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THE COHERENCE OF AN ENGINEERED WORLD

Author(s): D. HALSMER, J. ASPER, N. ROMAN & T. TODD

Pages: 23 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 42 - 65

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A THERMODYNAMICS-BASED MEASUREMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE USE IN BUILDINGS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

Author(s): R.M. PULSELLI, V. NICCOLUCCI & N. MARCHETTINI

Pages: 4 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 11 - 15

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PROTECTION OF THE TAIGA–STEPPE ECOSYSTEMS OF THE WESTERN SHORE OF LAKE BAIKAL

Author(s): A.P. SIZYKH

Pages: 5 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 66 - 71

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ANALYTICAL STUDY OF HUMIC ACID FROM VARIOUS SOURCES COMMONLY USED AS FERTILIZER: EMPHASIS ON HEAVY METAL CONTENT

Author(s): N.N. RUPIASIH, & P.B. VIDYASAGAR

Pages: 9 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 32 - 41

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A MANAGEMENT DECISION TOOL FOR MINK (Mustela vison) CONTROL IN THE WESTERN ISLES OF SCOTLAND (UK)

Author(s): F.J. AREAL & S.S. ROY

Pages: 15 Price: Free (open access)

Page Range: 16 - 31

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International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics

A transdisciplinary journal relating nature, science and the humanities

The International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics opens new avenues for understanding the relationship between arts and sciences. The objective of the journal is to encourage and facilitate inter-disciplinary communication between scientists in different disciplines, as well as other professionals in academia, research institutions or industry, working on a variety of studies involving nature and its significance to modern scientific thought and design.