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Title: De-tangling the strength of the rhinoceros horn
Author(s): Singal, K.
Year published: 2022
Journal: Bulletin of the American Physical Society
Volume: APS March Meeting 2022: Poster session II
Pages: 1
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The rhino population has dropped over 50% in the last 50 years due to poaching for their strong and durable horns. But where does this strength and durability come from? Unlike other animal horns, rhino horns do not have a bony core; instead, they are made completely out of keratin, the same mate...

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