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Inspired by mantis shrimp, researchers design composite material stronger than standard used in airplane frames.
By creating nanoparticles with controlled shape, engineers believe smaller, more powerful and energy efficient batteries can be built
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.
Engineers at the University of California, Riverside are looking to nature for inspiration in creating stronger vehicle frames and body armor.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.