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Biomimetics in Modern Organizations

Biomimetics, the art and science of imitating nature and life for technological solutions is discussed from a modern organization theory perspective. The main hypothesis of this article is that there are common laws in nature that are applicable to living, … Continue reading

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The Superorganism: The Beauty, Elegance, and Strangeness of Insect Societies

The Superorganism promises to be one of the most important scientific works published in this decade. Coming eighteen years after the publication of The Ants, this new volume expands our knowledge of the social insects (among them, ants, bees, wasps, … Continue reading

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