Acid-spewing beetles inspire new defense tactic for ATMs

May 9, 2014 9:37 AM

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Acid-spewing beetles inspire new defense tactic for ATMs

Researchers in Switzerland have turned to the insect world, specifically the acid-spewing bombardier beetle, to come up with a way to fend off ATM thieves.

The shiny blue-green bombardier beetle has one of nature's most aggressive chemical defense systems. It releases a spray that's powerful enough to kill ants when it's threatened.

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