[Annelida] Aphrodita aculeata and nanowires

Geoff Read via annelida%40net.bio.net (by g.read from niwa.co.nz)
Sat Sep 4 01:16:35 EST 2010


Hello,

Bristles from a Linnaean species make a novel contribution to technological innovation.

"Sea mouse boost for nanowire-makers"
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20727725.000-sea-mouse-boost-for-nanowiremakers.html 

Mumm, F. ; et al. 2010:  A bio-originated porous template for the fabrication of very long, inorganic nanotubes and nanowires.  Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 5(2): 026005.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-3182/5/2/026005

Aphrodita aculeata Linnaeus, 1758
http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=129840


Geoff



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