Content Tagged with: David Kisailus

New bio-inspired technology is poised to disrupt the composites industry

The patented lightweight, impact-resistant technology could change the way we play sports, and improve wind-farm productivity and automotive fuel economy

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

The mantis shrimp’s perfect shield

How it’s inspiring a new class of lightweight, impact-resistant materials

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Magnetic teeth hold promise for materials and energy

A mollusk with teeth that can grind down rock may hold the key to making next generation abrasion-resistant materials and nanoscale materials for energy

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Why mantis shrimp don’t crack under pressure

Cracking paradoxically improves fracture resistance in the pugnacious crustacean’s dactyl club

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

UCR graduate students share why their research matters

26 Ph.D. and master’s students visited with state lawmakers to give them firsthand insight into their work and why it merits more state investment

How mantis shrimp pack the meanest punch

Multifaceted design of the mantis shrimp club is inspiring advanced composite materials for airplanes and football helmets

By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology