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Nature’s ways of growing crystals decoded

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techienews.co.uk | August 3, 2015

Scientists have finally worked out the different pathways nature uses to form crystals that are important in materials from skeletons and shells to soils and semiconductor materials. Published in the journal Science, the study has direct implications on . . . Read More

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vtx.vt.edu | June 4, 2013

It’s been an exciting year for Patricia Dove. 

Dove, the C.P. Miles Professor of Science in Geoscience in the College of Science, was elected to the National Academy of Science, becoming just the fourth faculty member to earn the honor while at Virginia. . . Read More

New insight on how crystals form may advance materials, health and basic science research

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domain-b.com | August 5, 2015

Scientists have long worked to understand how crystals grow into complex shapes. Crystals are important in materials from skeletons and shells to soils and semiconductor materials, but much is unknown about how they form. Now, an international group of researchers . . . Read More