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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / January 20, 2016

Molten metal batteries, electromagnetic properties of graphene-BN materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 20, 2015.

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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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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 15, 2015

Freeze-casting mimics nature, intersection of art and science in glass, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 15, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 12, 2015

Yolk-and-shell batteries, flexible dielectric polymers take on ceramics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 12, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 4, 2015

Future of materials science, bomb-proof luggage lining, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 4, 2015.

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Hard knock life: Marine mollusks inspire stronger ceramics

By April Gocha / April 7, 2014

New research uses inspiration from the ocean to improve ceramics, making them stronger by controlling their microstructure and mimicking that of marine mollusks.

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