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Why shark scales are so cool

A shark's skin is made up of thousands of armor-like scales, known as denticles. Now, humans are copying that pattern to fight the spread of bacteria.
Why shark scales are so cool
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22 discoveries this year changed our understanding of how animals communicate, compete, and defend themselves

As scientists researched the evolution and behaviour of animal species over the last year, our understanding of how many creatures communicate, compete, and defend themselves has changed. New discoveries offered eye-raising insights into the behaviour of sharks, penguins, dogs, and insects, among other species. Researchers discovered this year, for example, […]
22 discoveries this year changed our understanding of how animals communicate, compete, and defend themselves
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