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Flexible Armadillo-Inspired Armor Can Take A Hit

Flexible Armadillo-Inspired Armor Can Take A Hit | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

"Animals like crocodiles and armadillos have natural armor that’s basically a bunch of hard plates embedded in soft tissues. A team of mechanical engineers led by McGill University associate professor Francois Barthlat dveloped a new material that mimics this protection."

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Why Sprint Turned to Biomimicry for Packaging Design

Why Sprint Turned to Biomimicry for Packaging Design | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

"You can learn a lot from an armadillo. That’s what we found, despite watching new products and packaging launch every day, some with thousands of hours invested in research and development, many with significant sustainability improvements."

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