News tagged with adhesion

Ice is no match for CSU-developed coating

Anyone who's ever chipped ice off a windshield or nervously watched a plane get de-iced, take note: Colorado State University researchers have invented an ice-repellent coating that out-performs today's best de-icing products.

dateNov 17, 2016 in Materials Science
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Researchers investigate barnacle adhesive

Barnacles exude an adhesive with exceptional bonding properties. In a project supported by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, biologists from Vienna have investigated this substance which has enormous medical and engineering ...

dateAug 08, 2016 in Materials Science
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Cadherin-11 plays role in cell migration

Cadherins are part of the protein family of adhesion molecules. Just like mortar between the bricks in a wall, they ensure that cells stay together, preventing them from breaking away and migrating from a group of cells. ...

dateJul 06, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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