Squid beaks spark ideas for possible biomedical applications

Researchers found that the squid's beak, which is composed of tough chitin and other substances, is graduated in density -- its base is 100 times softer and more flexible than the hard tip. Researchers are considering wide medical applications for such graduated materials, such as in adhesives, implants and prostheses.

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