Content Tagged with: Mantis Shrimp

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

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

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