Plastics made fireproof thanks to mother-of-pearl mimic
A many-coloured protective optionSPL/GettyBy Leah CraneIt’s a technicolour dreamcoat for your crisp packet – a strong, flame-retardant and airtight new material that mimics mother of pearl. The natural version, also called nacre, is found on the inner shell of some molluscs, where it is built up of layers of the mineral aragonite separated by organic...
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