Can't crush this: Beetle armor gives clues to tougher planes

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Scientists are doing research involving a crush resistant beetle these tough beetles can be found in California woodlands the researchers even drove a Toyota Camry over one of them and then no fracture but it's still a Max Barclay they had a Beatles at Britain's national history museum says these beetles can teach them about designing stronger planes and buildings exist because it is so hard you can hardly get a pen for you almost have to drill it through the dental drills species is aptly named diabolical iron clad beetle with four hundred thousand vehicles as four hundred thousand solutions to living in the world and we may have something to learn from very many of these the Beatles have withstood compression of about thirty nine thousand times its own weight I'm at Donahue

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