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February 14, 2012

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OK, I'm scuttling! Wind oriented, but it's snow with which I must contend.

Thanks, Michael, I admired 'envenomation' even before I saw your note. Good of you to keep me in mind.
This study reminds me of the work on dolphin hydrodynamics and possible adaptations to reduce fluid friction on torpedoes and submarines: http://darwin.wcupa.edu/~biology/fish/pubs/pdf/2006B%26BGray'sParadox.pdf
Nature does good design. Like those tunnelling prisoners of war, nature has the resource of time.
I do hope that "like sand off a scorpion's back" becomes a common saying.

Like the blog, appreciate the share!

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