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Harlequin mantis shrimp club structure inspires new armor

By Damir Beciri
9 June 2012

ucr-team-harlequin-mantis-shrimpResearchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering, have been investigating the harlequin mantis shrimp– a marine crustacean notorious for its club-like arm which is capable to create great forces for its size. Instead focusing on the great speed and power of the club, the group focused their research on its unique… »