Forschung // 11. Juli 2005
Deep-Sea Sponge Yields Substantial Mech. Engineering Insights
?Nature has found a way to perfect inherently fragile materials by employing standard engineering principles from the nano to the macro scale,? said Bell Labs materials scientist Joanna Aizenberg, the lead researcher on the team. ?This creature?s skeleton is a textbook lesson in mechanical engineering, offering valuable knowledge that could lead to new concepts in materials science and engineering design.?