Nature’s toughest substances decoded

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12/06/2017 01:41 PM EST

model platelet-matrix composite illustration

Rice University researchers develop computer simulations to decode nature’s toughest materials, like seashells and tooth enamel, to guide making synthetic multifunctional composites.

Full story at http://news.rice.edu/2017/12/04/natures-toughest-substances-decoded/

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Rice University

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