viernes, 23 de septiembre de 2011

Bioinspired coating resists liquids

After a rain, the cupped leaf of a pitcher plant becomes a virtually frictionless surface.

Sweet-smelling and elegant, the carnivore attracts ants, spiders, and even little frogs. One by one, they slide to their doom.

Source:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-09-bio-inspired-coating-resists-liquids.html