Seashells inspiring body armor

Seashells inspiring body armor

Researchers are turning to seashells yet again for inspiration into new technology that could help humans. This time, they are studying the clear, lightweight shell of the Placuna placenta mollusk in the hopes that they can develop new protective gear for our armed forces. Seashells? Inspiring armor for our troops? Seems a little far-fetched, but […]

Fish and Snakes: Inspiring New Body Armor

Fish and Snakes: Inspiring New Body Armor

Fish, insects, reptiles and wild animals adapt to their surroundings- so why not take some notes from them? Well, that’s just what scientists have done, and now fish, armadillos and lizards are inspiring unique body armor for humans! Pretty amazing. Researchers at Northeastern University College of Engineering worked to combine the protective qualities of fish […]