Description:  An abalone shell provides an example of natural biocomposites. The inset shows an electron microscope image of the shell's layered construction.
Source:  University of Texas, Austin
Note: This image and the smaller versions on page one and the story page were altered by TRN to fill in a gap in the original image of the shell.
Story:  Nature nurtures nanotech
June 21, 2000
TRN Categories:  Nanotechnology; Semiconductors and Materials
Form:  Still

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