Kunkel Publishes on Lobster Cuticle Mineralogy

Biology emeritus professor Joseph Kunkel and Michael Jercinovic, Director of the Electron Microprobe and SEM Facility in Geosciences have collaborated on the discovery of bone-like mineralogy in the lobster cuticle (see cross-section at left). An article describing the discovery appeared in the Journal of Shellfish Research and is available via the UMass Library and is featured in the newly minted UMass Research Site.

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