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30.5 x 24.1 cm ⏐ 12.0 x 9.5 in (300dpi)
EDWARD KINSMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY EDWARD KINSMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
A scanning electron microscope, (SEM), image of fastskin swimsuit fabric. This fabric simulates the water flow found on the skin of sharks. Using natural materials for inspiration has led to these modern fabrics. This fabric allows swimmers to decrease fluid resistance and had led swimmers to record times. The reference bar is 100 um wide and was imaged at 131x magnification.
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