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Treasures from the Jewell Beetle

A good article has been published by Georgia Tech describing the way that the multi-facted shell shapes of the Jewell Beetle are used to create colours. The researchers who have been studying the design sense an opportunity to create a biomimetic adaptation of the principles to create smaller optics.

We've only started to unpick the edge of the richness that nature has to offer; better stop it unravelling when we can...

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