Quantcast

Latest Paul Steen Stories

6ac2b4ec5aa045bc0c232027bbc85b00
2010-02-02 07:50:00

Could humans one day walk on walls, like Spider-Man? A palm-sized device invented at Cornell that uses water surface tension as an adhesive bond just might make it possible.

c696d89981a5df0ea6b8db668411d0461
2005-08-23 13:31:14

Imagine this: A tiny, fast switch that uses water droplets to create adhesive bonds almost as strong as aluminum by borrowing a mechanism found in palm beetles.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.