News tagged with adhesives

Learning anti-microbial physics from cicada

(Phys.org) —Inspired by the wing structure of a small fly, an NPL-led research team developed nano-patterned surfaces that resist bacterial adhesion while supporting the growth of human cells.

Nov 27, 2014
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Geckos are sticky without effort

(Phys.org) —Geckos, found in places with warm climates, have fascinated people for hundreds of years. Scientists have been especially intrigued by these lizards, and have studied a variety of features ...

Dec 03, 2014
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