Collaborative Research Team Creates 3D Printed Armor Inspired by Chiton Scales

From lobster claws and fish scales to conch shells, humans have often been inspired by nature in the creation of protective gear. Recently, a team of researchers hailing from MIT,…

3D Printed Octopus Brain Part of Tiny Museum Exhibit

Octopi are extremely intelligent creatures, and if you’ve ever wanted to see one in action, you can go to an aquarium to watch as they propel themselves through the water…

Engineers Study Mechanical Load in Mollusks, Use 3D Printing to Replicate Unique Biostructure

You don’t have to be a scientist to understand how much miraculous information we can glean from nature, and especially sea life, which has always been quite the enigma to…