Puncture performance of viper fangs measured

April 17, 2019 Off By readly

A team that studies how biological structures such as cactus spines and mantis shrimp appendages puncture living tissue has turned its attention to viper fangs. Specifically, the scientists wanted to know, what physical characteristics contribute to fangs’ sharpness and ability to puncture?

Source of this (above) article: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/04/190417084519.htm