Scientists build material that mimics squid beak: Promising step toward safer, more comfortable implants

Scientists build material that mimics squid beak: Promising step toward safer, more comfortable implants

Squid Beak,Scientists,Science Nature

Albatross boluses for dissection ("seagull hairballs"). Discover how much plastic there is in the ocean, and what we can do about it. Also, squid beaks!

Albatross boluses for dissection ("seagull hairballs"). Discover how much plastic there is in the ocean, and what we can do about it. Also, squid beaks!

Scientists have created a new material inspired by squid beaks, that could be used in medical implants.

Scientists have created a new material inspired by squid beaks, that could be used in medical implants.

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces - Atlas Obscura

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces…

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces…

Tentacles and beaks of Cephalopods (octopus, squid, cuttlefish)

Tentacles and beaks of Cephalopods (octopus, squid, cuttlefish)

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces - Atlas Obscura

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces - Atlas Obscura

Also known as the secret ingredient in Chanel No. 5.

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces | Atlas Obscura

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces | Atlas Obscura

http://ocean.si.edu/ocean-photos/giant-squid-beak-and-radula

http://ocean.si.edu/ocean-photos/giant-squid-beak-and-radula

Also known as the secret ingredient in Chanel No. 5.

In Search of Ambergris, a Highly Prized Slurry of Squid Beaks and Whale Feces

SCIENTISTS FIND THAT SQUID BEAK IS BOTH HARD AND SOFT, MAKING IT A MATERIAL THAT ENGINEERS WANT TO COPY | The UCSB Current

SCIENTISTS FIND THAT SQUID BEAK IS BOTH HARD AND SOFT, MAKING IT A MATERIAL THAT ENGINEERS WANT TO COPY | The UCSB Current

Merriam Webster sea creature words: "Sperm whales are the source of two substances that were considered incredibly valuable during the 18th- and 19th-centuries. One was ambergris, a substance that formed around squid beaks found inside the whale's stomach, and which was used in perfumery. The other was spermaceti, an oily substance found in a large head cavity in sperm whales. Spermaceti was used in oil lamps (where it produced a smokeless flame), cosmetics, candles, and ointments, and it…

Under The Sea : Sperm whale

Merriam Webster sea creature words: "Sperm whales are the source of two substances that were considered incredibly valuable during the 18th- and 19th-centuries. One was ambergris, a substance that formed around squid beaks found inside the whale's stomach, and which was used in perfumery. The other was spermaceti, an oily substance found in a large head cavity in sperm whales. Spermaceti was used in oil lamps (where it produced a smokeless flame), cosmetics, candles, and ointments, and it…

“The beak of a colossal squid.  (Photos: Jean-Claude Stahl)”

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“The beak of a colossal squid. (Photos: Jean-Claude Stahl)”

Rare Giant Humboldt Squid Beak

Rare Giant Humboldt Squid Beak

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