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Re: Sea sponge builds a better glass fiber

  • From: Scott McGrath
  • Date: Thu Aug 21 17:14:51 2003


The natural enemy in this case would be the filefish or the angelfish who
eat the sponges...

                            Scott C. McGrath

On Thu, 21 Aug 2003, David Meyer wrote:

>
> >> I'm still waiting for the discovery of its natural enemy, the Backhoeiosaur.
>
> 	All kidding aside, my concern is that it's natural enemy
> 	has just found it.
>
> >> It's such a wonderful example of how exquisite nature is as a
> >> designer and builder of complex systems," said Geri Richmond, a
> >> chemist and materials scientist at the University of Oregon who
> >> wasn't involved in the study.
> >>
> >> "We can draw it on paper and think about engineering it but
> >> we're in the stone age compared to nature," she said.
>
> 	That much seems clear.
>
> 	Dave
>





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