How an Oyster Can Form a Perfectly Symmetrical Pearl Better Than We Can With All Our Technology

Published Nov 16 2021 at 5:56 PM GMT
  • In research that could inform future high-performance nanomaterials, a University of Michigan-led team has uncovered for the first time how mollusks build ultradurable structures with a level of symmetry that outstrips everything else in the natural world, with the exception of individual atoms.
  • “We humans, with all our access to technology, can’t make something with.



  • Published Nov 16, 2021 5:56 PM GMT