Seashells

Known as: Seashell 
Shells of marine animals most often composed of CALCIUM CARBONATE.
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2013
2013
Convergent evolution is a phenomenon whereby similar traits evolved independently in not closely related species, and is often… (More)
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2012
2012
The orientation and distribution of reinforcing particles in artificial composites are key to enable effective reinforcement of… (More)
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2012
2012
Seashells grow through the local deposition of mass along the aperture. Many mathematical descriptions of the shapes of shells… (More)
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2011
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2011
Nacre, the iridescent material in seashells, is one of many natural materials employing hierarchical structures to achieve high… (More)
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2009
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2009
Biogenic calcium carbonate forms the inorganic component of seashells, otoliths, and many marine skeletons, and its formation is… (More)
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2007
2007
Strombus gigas (conch) shells and Tridacna gigas (Giant clam) shells have dense, tailored structures that impart excellent… (More)
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2007
2007
Nature has evolved materials that possess mechanical properties surpassing many man-made composites. Bones, teeth, spider silk… (More)
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2006
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2006
Mother-of-pearl, also known as nacre, is the iridescent material which forms the inner layer of seashells from gastropods and… (More)
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2002
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2002
Because most people possess positive associations about themselves, most people prefer things that are connected to the self (e.g… (More)
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1973
1973
Environmental samples were analyzed for arsenate and arsenite ions and the methylarsenic acids in nanogram amounts… (More)
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