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Researchers develop flexible 3D printed armor inspired by mollusks

Research led by Ling Li, associate professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VT), has developed 3D printed flexible scaled armor inspired by the chitons, a group of marine mollusks. The study, featured in the journal Nature Communications, sought to improve on the rigid structures used in man-made armors, which typically […]

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Author: Tia Vialva