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Society for Experimental Biology

Guillemot Eggshells (1 of 3)

Caption: The guillemot eggshells have hierarchical cone nano-structures that enable them to survive precarious habitats, on exposed cliffs with no nest.

Credit: Steven Portugal and Golo Maurer

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