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July 22, 2015


shrimp shells

Chitosan: the New Plastic?   

Scientists have developed a natural, biodegradeable plastic from chitinous crustacean shells.

December 20, 2011


a sea shell found on a mountain top

Shells On Mountains

Where is the last place you would expect to find a seashell? Probably on the top of a mountain right?

May 5, 2009


A sea turtle swims near the ocean floor as a scuba diver looks on.

How Did Turtles Get Their Shells?

We may never know if the chicken or the egg came first, but scientists have discovered a fossil that sheds light on how turtles got their shells.

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