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Science Note: Mantis Shrimp

Living on Earth on November 24, 2012 02:23

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    The peacock mantis shrimp throws a surprisingly strong punch for its small size. Researchers have discovered that the shrimp can crack shells with its lightning fast punch. The composition of the shrimp’s club is now being used to inspire stronger and more lightweight military protective gear. Annabelle Ford reports. (published November 23, 2012)

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