The cuttlefish Sepia officinalis (Sepiidae, Cephalopoda) constructs cuttlebone from a liquid-crystal

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    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    The cuttlefish Sepia officinalis (Sepiidae, Cephalopoda) constructs cuttlebone from a liquid-crystal precursor
    Antonio G. Checa,Julyan H. E. Cartwright,Isabel Sánchez-Almazo,José P. Andrad, Francisco Ruiz-Raya 2015 (full article)

     
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    Oh, this is soo cool, I started studying this exact thing for my master's and my advisor told me that I had years of work ahead of me... I'm glad someone else studied this too.

    I do wish that Monty were around, I would love to have a discussion with him about this article.

    Here's a link to the full article. http://www.nature.com/srep/2015/150618/srep11513/full/srep11513.html
     
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    Thanks for adding the link @cuttlegirl (corrected the original post title to include it too). I know you love your teaching job but I suspect at least a little research envy/nostalgia creeps in with this kind of article ;)
     

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