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Mantis Shrimp Influences Next-Gen Impact Resistant Materials
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside and Purdue University are closer than ever to building a strong composite material thanks to inspiration from the mantis shrimp. The mantis shrimp is a small, colorful marine crustacean that has the brutal strength to smash its prey’s shells using its dactyl club, which is similar to a …