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Plant leaves have a natural superpower — they’re designed with water repelling characteristics. Called a superhydrophobic surface, this trait allows leaves to cleanse themselves from dust particles. Inspired by such natural ...
Nov. 09, 2012Science
Geckos have fascinated generations of researchers with their extraordinary ability to move on vertical surfaces and ceilings. Given the strong adhesion generated by the animal, the mechanism that keeps this adhesion over thousands of ...
Jun. 27, 2012News
Using lotus leaves and tea tree oil researchers at Swinburne University of Technology are working to prevent infection and improve outcomes for people requiring medical implants, such as hip replacements.
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