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Fish scales inspire ceramic-plated protective gloves that are puncture-resistant yet flexible

By April Gocha / February 21, 2017

By studying how fish scales deform, interact, and fracture, scientists at McGill University have uncovered mechanisms to translate that flexible strength into principles to engineer puncture-resistant gloves that can maintain dexterity while protecting workers with superior appendage protection.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 4, 2015

Comic book thesis, bacteria-powered fuel cells, advanced materials for protective gear, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 4, 2015.

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