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Atoms in enamel
One in two Australian children are reported to have tooth decay in their permanent teeth by age 12. To get a better understanding of how this occurs at the atomic scale, materials engineers worked with dentists and bioengineers to map the exact composition and structure of tooth enamel at the atomic scale. The University of Sydney researchers, Prof. Julie Cairney and Dr Alex La Fontaine have ...
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