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Written by expert practitioners in the field, this guide explores nanoindentation focusing on biological applications. The first section presents basics of nanoindentation, including the background of contact mechanics underlying indentation technique and the instrumentation used to gather mechanical data. Covering the applications of this technique, the second section discusses various topics, such as mineralized and non-mineralized tissues, cells and membranes, and cutting-edge applications at the molecular level. Well-researched and indispensable, this volume highlights the current challenges in the field while providing insights into the future.