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Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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Seashell Shapes Show Strength For Safety

May 15th, 2015

Episode 254 of 602 episodes

Analysis of clamshell and screw shaped shells reveals the structures withstand much greater forces than would a simple sphere or cylinder. Cynthia Graber reports.

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