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Glass that is 200 times stronger, inspired by shells.

A team of engineers from McGill University led by Professor Francois Barthelat has taken inspiration from seashells to make glass 200 times stronger.

"Observing the natural world can clearly lead to improved man-made designs," Barthelat said.

Another example of what biomimicry can do for us.

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