[News]: Squid's soft tissue provides secret of deadly beak's cutting-edge ... - Scotsman

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    Squid's soft tissue provides secret of deadly beak's cutting-edge ...
    [SIZE=-1]Scotsman, United Kingdom - 9 hours ago[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]By John von Radowitz UNUSUAL properties in a squid's beak prevent the kind of self-injury caused by a knife with no handle, a study has found. ...[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Squid Beak Is Both Hard And Soft, A Material That Engineers Want ... [SIZE=-1]Science Daily (press release)[/SIZE][/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Squid Beaks May Have Medical Application [SIZE=-1]The Associated Press[/SIZE][/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Squid Beaks Use Chemical Trick to Keep From Tearing Off [SIZE=-1]National Geographic[/SIZE][/SIZE]
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    [News]: The Transition from Stiff to Compliant Materials in Squid Beaks - Science Magazine (subscription)


    The Transition from Stiff to Compliant Materials in Squid Beaks
    [SIZE=-1]Science Magazine (subscription) - 12 hours ago[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]The beak of the Humboldt squid Dosidicus gigas represents one of the hardest and stiffest wholly organic materials known. As it is deeply embedded within ...[/SIZE]
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    [News]: Squid Beaks Make Awesome Prosthetic Limbs - Environmental Graffiti


    Squid Beaks Make Awesome Prosthetic Limbs
    [SIZE=-1]Environmental Graffiti, UK - 16 hours ago[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]It’s possible this is the freakiest medical breakthrough I’ve ever seen; scientists are trying to figure out how to make prosthetic limbs out of squid beaks ...[/SIZE]


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    [News]: The Squid's Beak May Revolutionize Engineering - Slashdot


    The Squid's Beak May Revolutionize Engineering
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    [SIZE=-1]Ace905 writes "For years the razor-sharp beak that squid use to eat their prey have posed a puzzle to scientists. Squid are soft and fragile, ...[/SIZE]


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    [News]: Squid Beak Is Both Hard And Soft, A Material That Engineers Want ... - Science Daily (press release)


    Squid Beak Is Both Hard And Soft, A Material That Engineers Want ...
    [SIZE=-1]Science Daily (press release) - Mar 27, 2008[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]The sharp beak of the Humboldt squid is one of the hardest and stiffest organic materials known. Engineers, biologists, and marine scientists at the ...[/SIZE]


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    [News]: Squid's soft tissue provides secret of deadly beak's cutting-edge ... - Scotsman


    Squid's soft tissue provides secret of deadly beak's cutting-edge ...
    [SIZE=-1]Scotsman, United Kingdom - Mar 27, 2008[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]By John von Radowitz UNUSUAL properties in a squid's beak prevent the kind of self-injury caused by a knife with no handle, a study has found. ...[/SIZE]


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    [News]: Squid Beaks May Have Medical Application - The Associated Press


    Squid Beaks May Have Medical Application
    [SIZE=-1]The Associated Press - Mar 27, 2008[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]That means the tough beak can chomp away at fish for dinner, but the hard material doesn't press or rub directly against the squid's softer tissues. ...[/SIZE]


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    [News]: A peak at a squid-gy beak - Nature.com (subscription)

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    A peak at a squid-gy beak
    [SIZE=-1]Nature.com (subscription), UK - 17 hours ago[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Researchers in the US have finally worked out how the aggressive and slightly-scary Humbolt squid avoids turning itself into calamari when eating. ...[/SIZE]


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    [News]: Technology the Squid’s Way - Scienceline


    Technology the Squid’s Way
    [SIZE=-1]Scienceline, NY - 19 hours ago[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Case in point, the Humboldt squid, which manage to use a hard, razor sharp beak to kill and rip up prey with no damage to their own squishy, ...[/SIZE]


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