Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 09:45
It emerges that a dogfish shark's spine becomes stiffer as the fish swims faster, enabling the animal to swim efficiently at different speeds. The finding could also provide inspiration for the design of robotic biomaterials. The article was authored by Matthew A. Kolmann and Adam P. Summers in the Department of Biology, Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington.
Read the full article in Nature.
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