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A Forest Full of Science

October 27, 2010

Author: Jacquelyn Forhan, Boise State University Materials Advantage Chapter

Publication history: Accepted from the Fall 2009 Materials Radio podcast contest (sponsored by the ASM K-12 Education Subcommittee)

Did you know that some of the most remarkable materials are made by nature? Bones, bird beaks, trees, and leaves are all naturally created feats of engineering! Find out what makes trees so interesting to materials scientists and one of the structures from nature most often copied by engineers.

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