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NRL Designs Faster, More Energy Efficient Unpiloted Underwater Vehicles
Computer-aided design (CAD) of a shark skin-inspired surface comprising various sized denticle structures developed by Nicole Xu, Ph.D., a U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Postdoctoral Research Associate from the Laboratories for Computational Physics & Fluid Dynamics who is aiming to design faster and more energy efficient underwater vehicles using bioinspired shark skin-like surfaces. (Drawing provided by NRL Laboratories for Computational Physics & Fluid Dynamics)

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