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Insect Inspiration

McIntosh, AC and Behesti, N (2008) Insect Inspiration. Physics World, 21 (4). 29 - 31 . ISSN 0953-8585

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Abstract

Insights gained from studying the remarkable defence mechanism of the bombardier beetle are helping to improve the spray technology used in drug-delivery devices, car engines and fire extinguishers.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Bombardier Beetle, Biomimetics, Bioinspiration, Pharmaceutical SPray, Fire Extinguisher, Aersol, Fiel Injector
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Engineering (Leeds) > School of Process, Environmental and Materials Engineering (Leeds) > Energy and Resources Research Institute (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2011 11:58
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 17:31
Published Version: http://physicsworld.com/
Status: Published
Publisher: Institute of Physics
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/42956

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