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The broad leaf of a tree resists gravitational loading through its internal anisotropic structure: liquid-filled cells along the bottom resist compression, and, along the top, long cells with lengthwise fibers resist tension.
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Mixing fluid and air more efficiently
Water vapor harvestingNamib Desert beetle
Surfaces of wing covers on some darkling beetles gather water using nanoscale bumps and body position.
Self-cleaning fabricAriel-Unversity Research and Development Company, Ltd.
Fabric that sheds water, soil
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