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Mantis Shrimp Is Stronger Than Airplanes
2014-04-23 03:00:09

Inspired by mantis shrimp, researchers design composite material stronger than standard used in airplane frames.

Building Smaller, More Powerful And Energy Efficient Batteries
2013-11-19 07:06:09

By creating nanoparticles with controlled shape, engineers believe smaller, more powerful and energy efficient batteries can be built

Chiton Teeth Inspire Solar Cell, Lithium-ion Improvements
2013-01-17 05:50:53

A new study led by the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering is using the teeth of a coastal California marine snail to create less costly and more efficient nanoscale materials in an effort to improve solar cells and lithium-ion batteries.

Shrimp Fight Club: 'Holy Grail For Materials Engineers'
2012-06-08 09:50:14

Engineers at the University of California, Riverside are looking to nature for inspiration in creating stronger vehicle frames and body armor.


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