Those who study hydrophobic materials — water-shedding surfaces such as those found in nature and created in the laboratory — are familiar with a theoretical … Read more
A toothpick floating in mid-air without any support – this may sound like it involves hidden threads, magnets or other sleight-of-hand tricks from magicians. But … Read more
Researchers at MIT have developed an innovative approach to improving heat transfer in power plants and cooling systems. The new system could provide a 100 … Read more
Microscopic water droplets jumping from one surface to another may hold the key to a wide array of more energy efficient products, ranging from large solar panels to compact laptop computers.
Duke University engineers have developed…