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Secrets of the 'uncrushable' beetle revealed

Secrets of the 'uncrushable' beetle revealed

bbc.co.uk - By Helen Briggs

The diabolical ironclad beetle is one tough critter, as its name might suggest. Equipped with super-tough body armour, the insect can survive being stamped on or even run over by a car. Now scientists have investigated the secrets of how the beetle can withstand forces up to 39,000 times its body …

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