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Project gives clues into self-cleaning materials, water-striding robots

May 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, May 7, 2009

Self-cleaning walls, counter tops, fabrics, even micro-robots that can walk on water – all those things and more could be closer to reality because of research recently completed by scientists at UNL and Japan’s RIKEN institute. Humans have marveled for millennia at how water beads up and rolls off flowers, caterpillars and some insects, and [...]