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Advanced Materials

New lubricated mussel-proof coating

05.09.2017 tribonet 9,392 Views
It all began with a bet. At a conference in Italy in 2013, Nicolas Vogel, then a postdoctoral fellow in Joanna Aizenberg’s lab at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and […]
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General Topics

It’s Kind of a Drag

05.07.2017 tribonet 467 Views
UCSB engineer shows how minimizing fluid friction can make oceangoing vessels more fuel-efficient and reduce harmful emissions Imagine walking from one side of a swimming pool to the other. Each step takes great effort — […]