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Brittle starfish shows how to make tough ceramics

Science Daily Thursday, 7 December 2017
Brittle starfish shows how to make tough ceramicsNature inspires innovation. An international team of scientists has discovered how a brittle star can create material like tempered glass underwater. The findings may open new bio-inspired routes for toughening brittle ceramics in various applications that span from optical lenses to automotive turbochargers and even biomaterial implants.
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