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Why Do Some Surfaces Repel Water, While Others Attract It?
2013-07-17 05:17:38

When water strikes a surface, sometimes it spreads evenly while other times it beads into tiny droplets. Studying this behavior can lead to improvements in many applications.

2013-07-01 23:20:57

Retailer offers first Rust-Oleum® formula to repel any water-based liquid under extreme conditions, both indoors and out. (PRWEB) July 01, 2013

New Type Of Paper Created That Repels Wide Variety Of Liquids
2013-05-29 10:37:21

researchers have created a new type of paper that repels a wide variety of liquids – including water and oil.

Dew Drops Help Keep Cicada Wings Fresh And Clean
2013-04-30 09:42:33

A spritz of dew drops is all the cicadas on the East Coast need to keep their wings fresh and clean as they emerge from their 17-year slumber.

New Class Of Hydrophobic Ceramics From Rare Earth Elements
2013-01-22 05:13:50

A research team from MIT has now come up with a new class of hydrophobic ceramics that are durable in the face of rough treatment and extreme temperatures.

2012-11-27 15:35:35

The wetting model is a classical problem in surface science and biomimetic science.

Interview With Professor Shu Yang Of The University of Pennsylvania
2012-10-18 08:26:27

Shu Yang – an Associate Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at University of Pennsylvania – spoke with redOrbit recently about her research and how this new technology could change the way we apply color to our world.

Iridescent And Ultra Water Proof Material Created At Penn State
2012-10-16 04:29:43

Have you ever looked at a peacock’s feathers, a butterfly’s wing or an oily puddle on the road and wondered why they have those shimmering, vibrant colors?


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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