Making nacre shine in the lab

@inproceedings{Wigginton2016MakingNS,
  title={Making nacre shine in the lab},
  author={Nicholas S. Wigginton},
  year={2016}
}
Bioinspired Materials Many of the materials that animals use to make shells and skeletons are built with brittle or soft molecules. They owe their amazing mechanical properties to their layered construction, which is a challenge for synthetic fabrication. Pearly nacre, for example, has proved