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2015-04-15 08:22:05

Seals lower friction, ease assembly and reduce weight PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The lotus effect, also known as superhydrophobicity, is a term that refers to

rochester hydrophobic metal
2015-01-22 09:18:26

Scientists at the University of Rochester have developed a way to create permanently, super-hydrophobic metals through laser patterning. It's one of the most fun things we've ever watched.

2014-09-24 12:34:13

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An Australian startup is using a patented nanotechnology to create 'hydrophobic' chef jackets and aprons.

2014-08-20 23:11:19

Melbourne based company Threadsmiths has solved the age old problem of stained white T-Shirts by synthesizing a fully hydrophobic T-Shirt. Melbourne, Victoria

Quenching World's Water And Energy Crises One Droplet At A Time
2014-07-28 03:56:55

In the Namib Desert of Africa, the fog-filled morning wind carries the drinking water for a beetle called the Stenocara.

Water Bounces Like A Ball Off Super Waterproof Surfaces
2014-05-21 03:52:47

Research on super-hydrophobic surfaces could result in cleaner, more efficient power

2014-03-26 23:31:15

NEI Corporation announced today that it has introduced NANOMYTE® SuperCN Plus - a functionally graded coating that imparts superhydrophobic properties to the underlying substrate while providing

2014-01-20 09:44:16

From the sleek hulls of racing yachts to Michael Phelps' shaved legs, most objects that move through the water quickly are also smooth.

Nano-Cone Textures Produce Extremely Robust Water-Repellent Surfaces
2013-10-22 10:29:01

Surfaces with differently shaped nanoscale textures may yield improved materials for applications in transportation, energy, and diagnostics


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2005-09-09 07:46:52

The Water strider, (also known as: Skater, Pond Skater, Jesus Bug, Water Skeeter, water scooter, water skater, and Skimmer) is any of a number of predatory insects in the family Gerridae that rely on the surface tension of water to walk on top of it. They live on the surface of ponds, slow streams, marshes, and other quiet waters and can move very quickly (up to 1 m/s) over the surface of water. Aquarius remigis (formerly known as Gerris remigis) is one of the species in Gerridae known as...

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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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