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How mantis shrimp pack the meanest punch


January 16, 2018

In research published today in Advanced Materials, a group of researchers led by the University of California, Riverside's, David Kisailus has identified a unique structure that wraps around the mantis shrimp's club to protect it from self-inflicted damage as it crushes hard-shelled prey. The finding will help Kisailus' team develop ultra-strong materials for the aerospace and sports industries. Full Story

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