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Ceramic double duty: Bifunctional material affords chiton shells strength and visibility with built-in eyes

By April Gocha / December 16, 2015

Ivy league researchers now show that mollusks called chitons have an interesting feature to adapt to their life under the sea—hundreds of tiny ceramic eyes integrated in and scattered across their strong aragonite shells.

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3D printing active electronics for eyes that emit LED light beams

By April Gocha / December 12, 2014

Using additive manufacturing—aka 3D printing—Princeton University researchers have printed LED lights directly into a hard contact lens to prove that active electronics of varied materials can be printed into complex shapes.

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