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Veins Improve Fracture Toughness of Insect Wings

  • Jan-Henning Dirks mail,

    jan-henning.dirks@web.de

    Affiliation: Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Trinity Centre for Bioengineering, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

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  • David Taylor

    Affiliation: Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Trinity Centre for Bioengineering, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Published: August 22, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043411

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 24 Aug 2012 at 22:01 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: First Post
Title: “Insect wing tougher than man-made substances | Firstpost”
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Publication: Business Standard
Title: “Insect wings tougher than man-made substances: study | Business Standard”
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Publication: Top News United States
Title: “Insects' Body Parts are quite sturdy: Research | TopNews United States”
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Publication: Irish Times
Title: “Locusts take the strain with veins waiting in the wings - The Irish Times - Fri, Aug 24, 2012”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 31 Aug 2012 at 21:40 GMT

The following articles represent some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Indian Express
Title: “Insect wings tougher than man-made substances: study - Indian Express”
http://www.indianexpress....

Publication: News Track India
Title: “Insect wing tougher than man-made substances”
http://www.newstrackindia...

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