Secrets Of Tougher Synthetic Ceramics Learnt From Brittle Starfish

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Humans have constantly designed and upgraded technology based on nature and the efficient evolutionary designs of many creatures. The dragonfly inspired the helicopter, Velcro was inspired by the barbs of a Thistle plant and building materials inspired by bird bones.
Now, a team of researchers has discovered how a brittle star can create material like tempered glass underwater.