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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.
Retailer offers first Rust-Oleum® formula to repel any water-based liquid under extreme conditions, both indoors and out. (PRWEB) July 01, 2013
researchers have created a new type of paper that repels a wide variety of liquids – including water and oil.
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.
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.
The wetting model is a classical problem in surface science and biomimetic science.
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.
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?
- A trick or prank.
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