Why are lobsters being used in new X-ray technologies?

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  • BBC News: Telescope to get lobster vision (April 5, 2006). http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/4880032.stm
  • Physical Optics Corporation: LEXIDhttp://www.poc.com/emerging_products/lexid/default.asp
  • Science Buzz: Keeping a lobster eye on terrorism and other threats (Dec. 20, 2007).http://dev.smm.org/buzz/buzz_tags/lobster
  • ScienceDaily: Lobster Telescope Has an Eye for X-rays (April 5, 2006). http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/04/060404194138.htm
  • Telegraph UK: Coming soon, an X-ray vision gun (Jan. 19, 2008). http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2008/01/17/nxray117.xml
  • University of Leicester Space Research Center: Lobster-ISS. http://www.src.le.ac.uk/projects/lobster/home.htm
  • USA Today: Lobster serves as model for new X-ray device (Dec. 19, 2007). http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/techinnovations/2007-12-19-lobsterray_N.htm

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