Geek Appeal

New ceramic material that might change a lot of things since it’s tough and durable. Based off actual shells (think mother-of-pearl).

New advances that are tougher than most people generally think of ceramics and nearly as light as aircraft-grade aluminum alloys. That’s amazing. Unfortunately, the drawback is it doesn’t do extreme temperatures.

Nature did it first. I bet their patent’s expired by now, though.

http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2008/12/11/shells-ceramic.html