New Coating Inspired By The Pitcher Plant Turns Glass Into ‘Super-Glass’

An incredibly slippery, self-cleaning “super-glass” can be created from ordinary glass with the application of a simple, transparent coating that was recently invented by researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The super-glass is so slippery that … [continued]

Robot Fish to Better Monitor Water Quality

An ecologist and an engineer at Michigan State University are working together to create robot fish that can better monitor various factors in aquatic environments. [social_buttons] Combining the brilliance of nature with some top-notch engineering, these two scientists are on to something and getting the funding for it. The researchers … [continued]