A Week in Review: 4/20/14 – 4/26/14

April 24, 2014

Peacock mantis shrimp inspires stronger materials for airplane frames, armor
University of California Riverside has been collaborating with the University of Southern California and Purdue University to study the peacock mantis, hoping it will provide clues to transforming the materials used not only for aircraft frames, but for military body armor, vehicle frames and more.