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How Can Mantis Shrimp Help Fight Cancer?

Mantis shrimp are all the craze these days, as they possess some incredible abilities. Julian is here to discuss how inspired scientists want to use these abilities to diagnose cancer!

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Nature’s elegant and efficient vision systems can detect cancer

“Mantis shrimp eyes are inspiring the design of new cameras that can detect a variety of cancers and visualise brain activity.”

Scientists Develop Mantis Shrimp-Inspired Sensors That Can Detect Cancer

“Mantis shrimp, or stomatopods, are remarkable marine crustaceans. They’re feisty little creatures that aren’t afraid to whip out their record-breaking punch that can strike at a similar acceleration to a bullet exiting the muzzle of a gun.”

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Polarization by Reflection

“Unpolarized light can also undergo polarization by reflection off of nonmetallic surfaces.”


“Polarization is a phenomenon peculiar to transverse waves.”

Color Vision

“The chemical basis of vision depends upon the absorption of light (electromagnetic radiation) by special pigments in the eye.”

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