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Scientists Come to Grips With Seahorse Armor

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Scientists Come to Grips With Seahorse Armor
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It is among the most captivating of sea-creatures, but for scientists, the seahorse has also become an engineering inspiration. Researchers led by Joanna McKittrick at the University of California San Diego are trying to replicate the creature's unique tail armor. They believe its natural strength and flexibility could be applied to the development of man-made tools like robotic arms for use in medicine and engineering.moreless

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