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Hydrophobic Nanostructures Keep Dry Underwater

September 1, 2015

By mimicking naturally-occurring nanostructures found in things like water striders, spiders and lotus leaves, scientists have created hydrophobic surfaces that could prove invaluable for everything from pipes to boats and submarines. Now [more...]

How To Cut A Vortex Into Slices

June 8, 2015

Rendering of two identical misaligned superhydrophobic walls decorated with no-slip (white) and partial-slip (colored) stripes (Image Credit: Physical Review E)  A lot of problems associated with the mixing of the liquid in the [more...]