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Scientists figure out how the ironclad beetle is practically indestructible

Scientists figure out how the ironclad beetle is practically indestructible

Scientists researching the key to making stronger buildings have discovered that the key to this could lie in the anatomy of a crush-resistant insect known as the ironclad beetle (Zopherinae). Researchers found that the beetle can handle about 39,000 times its own weight. They discovered two elytra of the beetle fused together in a winding suture transferring the stress across the entire region.

Chris
Chris
Kubi
Kubi 0 months

This is actually nothing new actually. The Japanese have buildt many of their temples and castles with the same principle, by building wooden buildings without nails for centuries. Its one of the reason despite having so much earthquake, tsunami and other natural disasters, japan aincient buildings still stand strong. Here is a very good video about it. https://youtu.be/7708E1bmoxc

Janice
Janice 0 months

Nature is amazing and it takes scientist to learn from them .

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