Biomimetics: Roses to inspire a sticky tape that retain water droplets

 

SNwaterdropA team of researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia has succeeded to create a new material reproducing this feature through biomimetics. The team have designed a nanostructure composed of molecules resembling raspberries.

To understand how they have done that, read the article on Substance ÉTS!

Picture from Samilipe, CC licence, source.

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