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I’m blue da ba dee: Striped mollusks hide unique photonic structures that may inspire future displays

By April Gocha / March 10, 2015

MIT researchers recently discovered that the shells of blue-rayed limpets—a fingernail-sized mollusk—contain unique biological photonic structures that are the first known to be made from inorganic, mineralized structures.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 25, 2015

Developing stronger steel, world’s strongest material, rare earth assessment, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 25, 2015.

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