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Lessons from tooth enamel

A remarkable composite material has been made that mimics the structure of tooth enamel. This achievement opens up the exploration of new composite materials and of computational methods that reliably predict their properties. See Letter p.95

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Figure 1: A composite material inspired by tooth enamel.

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Espinosa, H., Soler-Crespo, R. Lessons from tooth enamel. Nature 543, 42–43 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/543042a

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