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Squid Beaks: One of the Hardest Materials in Nature

July 17, 2008

Think of Edward Scissorhands with a body made out of Jello. How would he not cut himself to pieces? Researchers have long asked that question about squid””soft squishy creatures with hard, sharp beaks. As this video explains, the answers could lead to a useful new class of materials.

http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1314350/squid_beaks_one_of_the_hardest_materials_in_nature/index.html



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