Bioinspired Approaches for Human-Centric Technologies

The present book discusses topics related to research and development of materials and devices at nanoscale size and their respective application in medicine and biomedicine. The individual chapters give a detailed state of the art overview to the distinct topic. Apparently disconnected fields - lif...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Cingolani, Roberto. (Editor,
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2014.
Edition:1st ed. 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Antibody functionalized inorganic NPs: mimicking nature for targeted diagnosis and therapy
  • Soft matter composites interfacing with biomolecules, cells and tissue
  • Biosensing detection
  • Emerging technologies inspired by plants
  • Mechanism and structures: humanoids and quadrupeds
  • Sensorimotor coordination in a humanoid robot: building intelligence on the iCub
  • Towards a “brain guided” cognitive architecture
  • Human Machine Interaction and Communication in Cooperative Actions
  • Complexity and computation at the synapse: multilayer architecture and role of diffusion in shaping synaptic activity and computation
  • Brain function: Novel technologies driving novel understanding.