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Diabolical ironclad beetles can get squished under 39,000 times their weight and survive. Scientists figured out how.

Summary List Placement Imagine a 200-pound man being crushed by the weight of two space shuttles and coming out unscathed. That's about how indestructible the diabolical ironclad beetle is. The 1-inch-long insect's exoskeleton is capable of withstanding forc…

diabolical ironclad beetles - Business Insider
2:50pm PDT - October 22nd, 2020

How this un-crushable beetle survives being run over by a car

It's a beetle that can withstand bird pecks, animal stomps and even being rolled over by a Toyota Camry. Now scientists are studying what the bug's crush-resistant shell could teach them about designing stronger planes and buildings.

diabolical ironclad beetles - CBC News
5:26am PDT - October 22nd, 2020

The diabolical ironclad beetle can survive getting run over by a car. Scientists now know how.

The diabolical ironclad beetle, a desert bug native to California, can withstand nearly 40,000 times its body weight. Researchers now know why.

diabolical ironclad beetles - USA Today
5:21am PDT - October 22nd, 2020

This diabolical ironclad beetle can survive being run over by a car

The beetle can withstand a force of about 39,000 times its body weight — the equivalent of a 200-pound man enduring the weight of 7.8 million pounds.

diabolical ironclad beetles - CBS News
4:35am PDT - October 22nd, 2020

Scientists reveal how diabolical ironclad beetle can survive being run over by car

Unique jigsaw-puzzle-shaped joint in exoskeleton gives creature extraordinary level of toughness

diabolical ironclad beetles - Independent
4:10am PDT - October 22nd, 2020

Scientists find secret to ‘uncrushable’ beetle’s strength

The species, which can be found in Southern California’s woodlands, withstood compression of about 39,000 times its own weight

diabolical ironclad beetles - The Hindu
12:39am PDT - October 22nd, 2020

This diabolical ironclad beetle can survive being run over by a car

The beetle can withstand a force of about 39,000 times its body weight — the equivalent of a 200-pound man enduring the weight of 7.8 million pounds.

diabolical ironclad beetles - CBS News
2:51pm PDT - October 21st, 2020

How to build stronger materials? A 'diabolical' beetle offers clues

The diabolical ironclad beetle can withstand bird pecks, animal stomps and even being rolled over by a Toyota Camry.

diabolical ironclad beetles - NBC News
12:14pm PDT - October 21st, 2020

Can't crush this: Beetle armor gives clues to tougher planes - Associated Press

  1. Can't crush this: Beetle armor gives clues to tougher planes  Associated Press
  2. You can't squish this 'iron' beetle. Now, scientists know why.  Live Science
  3. Diabolical Ironclad Beetle: Unlocking the secrets of its super-tough design…

    diabolical ironclad beetles - Associated Press
    11:01am PDT - October 21st, 2020

Near-uncrushable beetle's exoskeleton could inspire tough structures

The diabolical ironclad beetle is almost uncrushable thanks to two newly discovered features of its exoskeleton. Mimicking these could help us build tougher structures

diabolical ironclad beetles - New Scientist
9:00am PDT - October 21st, 2020

Can't crush this: Beetle armor gives clues to tougher planes - The Associated Press

  1. Can't crush this: Beetle armor gives clues to tougher planes  The Associated Press
  2. You can't squish this 'iron' beetle. Now, scientists know why.  Live Science
  3. How This Uncrushable Beetle Can Survive Being Run Over by a Car  Gizmod…

    diabolical ironclad beetles - Associated Press
    8:11am PDT - October 21st, 2020

Can't crush this: Beetle armor gives clues to tougher planes

Scientists say the armor of a seemingly indestructible beetle offers clues for designing stronger planes and buildings

diabolical ironclad beetles - ABC News
8:10am PDT - October 21st, 2020

Can't crush this: Beetle armor gives clues to tougher planes

Scientists say the armor of a seemingly indestructible beetle offers clues for designing stronger planes and buildings

diabolical ironclad beetles - Independent
8:08am PDT - October 21st, 2020

Can't crush this: Beetle armor gives clues to tougher planes

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a beetle that can withstand bird pecks, animal stomps and even being rolled over by a Toyota Camry. Now scientists are studying what the bug's crush-resistant shell could...

diabolical ironclad beetles - Associated Press
8:08am PDT - October 21st, 2020

How the ‘Diabolical’ Beetle Survives Being Run Over by a Car

The puny insect can withstand forces 39,000 times its body weight. Scientists just discovered its super-strength secret—which could inspire new materials.

diabolical ironclad beetles - Wired
8:00am PDT - October 21st, 2020