From wood to silk, we still obtain many materials from natural sources. In harvesting these materials, we rely on global abundances or the ability to be farmed. Enzyme-directed bio-mineralization can produce nanoparticles with unique structural and functional properties that are difficult to obtain by chemical routes. These have applications in a broad range of technologies, including electronics, photonics, MEMS, catalysis, and energy production and storage.
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