Synthetic tooth enamel may lead to more resilient structures
Posted on 15th March 2017 at 16:01
Unavoidable vibrations, such as those on airplanes, cause rigid structures to age and crack, but researchers at the University of Michigan may have an answer for that—design them more like tooth enamel, which could lead to more resilient flight computers, for instance.
An electron microscope image of the enamel of a Tyrannosaurus rex tooth. Credit: Kotov Lab, University of Michigan