Biomimicry: The Mystery of the Lotus Effect

by: Amy R. Taylor, Bethany P. Broadwell, M. Gail Jones, and Michael R. Falvo

One of the most interesting applications of nanoscale science involves nanomimicry—or technology that mimics the unique structures of biomaterials. This activity uses the forensics approach to have students investigate various plant surfaces and their interactions with substances to explore the phenomena of the lotus effect.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 1/1/2007Stock # PB210X_10

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