linkedin post 2022-03-26 05:29:25

FRAGMENT FROM NATURE for this and next weekend discusses how biominerals in nature such as iridescent shell nacre, sea urchin spines, and corals have physical properties that far exceed their constituent parts, and the whole is greater than the sum of the parts, by an emergent process. It turns out most of these are ‘mesocrystals’, which are known to chemists, and have fascinating properties.

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