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Slippery technology shown to prevent more than 99 percent of harmful bacterial slime from forming on surfaces
Self-powered, homeostatic nanomaterials that actively self-regulate in response to environmental change
A team of Harvard researchers has developed a superior method for keeping metal surfaces free of ice and frost.
Scientists have developed one of the most slippery materials ever made after copying the leaves from a carnivorous plant.
Bio-inspired coating resists liquids and could lead to a broad range of advances in fuel transport, anti-bacterial surfaces and more.
A surprising discovery about biofilm may provide a new direction in antimicrobial research and bio-inspired liquid-repellent surfaces.
Engineers from Harvard University have designed and demonstrated ice-free nanostructured materials that literally repel water droplets before they even have the chance to freeze.
Some of the most common minerals in biology, including those in bones and shells, have a mysterious structure: Their crystals are positioned in the same orientation, making them behave as one giant crystal, even though they do not look like a faceted crystal.