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Re: Nanoscale structure of dinosaur bone

From: Ben Creisler

The pdf is available for free at this link. My fault for not checking
before the first posting:


On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 8:38 AM, Ben Creisler <bcreisler@gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Ben Creisler
> bcreisler@gmail.com
> A recent paper not yet mentioned:
> E. M. Boatman, R. Gronsky, M. B. Goodwin and R. O. Ritchie  (2013)
> Elucidating the Nanoscale Structure of Dinosaur Bone.
> Microscopy Today 21(5): 34-39
> DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1551929513000898
> http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8985268&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S1551929513000898
> Bone is an important material in many scientific disciplines because
> of its unique structure-property relationships, which are
> intrinsically dependent on its nanoscale components, bioapatite and
> collagen. As a living tissue, bone has evolved over hundreds of
> millions of years, and most vertebrates are now extinct. However, the
> vast majority of the relevant literature has engaged only modern bone
> tissues, neglecting the deep time perspective. Why?