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Artificial tooth enamel made of thin, flexible hydroxyapatite sheets

By Eileen De Guire / September 18, 2012

Japanese researchers have developed a thin, flexible artificial tooth enamel made of hydroxyapatite. Credit: Hontsu; Kinki University. We’ve covered advances in thin, flexible ceramic aerogels and foils before, but to a certain extent, they have seemed like cool materials looking for the right application. Such is not the case for a recent news item out…

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