Materials made by man and those made by biological organisms often deal with similar synthesis challenges by occasionally converging on an analogous solution independently.
One example is the giant glass rod that is used by the sea sponge M. chuni to anchor itself in marine environments, Newswhip wrote.
A collaborative effort by researchers from the
The researchers discovered that it is structured almost exactly like the nanoporous manmade nanomaterials, which are relevant for many applications in fields such as biomedicine, sensor technology and chemical catalysis.
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