Scientists Turn To Seahorses For Nearly Unbreakable Limbs

Scientists Turn To Seahorses For Nearly Unbreakable Limbs

By John Biggs Researchers at Clemson University have created a new sort of robotic design based on the long, curled tail of the seahorse. The seahorse is unique because it consists of “square prisms surrounded by bony plates that are connected by joints.” Other animal tails are cylindrical and therefore easily crushed.
The researchers write:
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