Scientists have a lot to learn from sharks

www.usatoday.com, 20 Aug 2014 13:48

They rarely get cancer. Their wounds heal much faster than humans'. Their unique skin makes for a low-drag glide through the water that engineers envy, reports USA Today. Scientists say sharks have much to teach us: from how we treat illnesses to how to make better ships, undersea robots or even swim suits. But despite the huge popularity of sharks as research subjects, the wonders of their physiology and behavior remain mostly a mystery.

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