A sharks skin is made up of thousands of armor-like scales, known as denticles. Based off the shark scale pattern, Sharklet Technologies has actually developed a material that is able to inhibit germs growth and even restrict touch transfer of viruses, lowering the transmission of damaging microbes.
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How Shark Scales Unique Design Could Stop Bacteria Spread|Evolutionary Tech
A sharks skin is made up of thousands of armor-like scales, understood as denticles. Their shape and positioning lower drag, stop algal attachment and can even seriously harm prey by contact alone. Now humans are using that very same design to save lives. Based off the shark scale pattern, Sharklet Technologies has actually developed a product that is able to prevent bacteria development and even restrict touch transfer of viruses, decreasing the transmission of hazardous bacteria.