Pocket-Sized #1020: “Spin-Stretched Ant Neck”

Spin-Stretched Ant Neck

In this Pocket-Sized episode #1020, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Centrifugal Research issue (Vol. 20, #3) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine.

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1. Melissa Franklin encounters:

The Exoskeletal Structure and Tensile Loading Behavior of an Ant Neck Joint,” Vienny Nguyen, Blaine Lilly and Carlos Castro, Journal of Biomechanics, vol. 47, no. 2, January 22, 2014, pp. 497–504.

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