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BU, MIT team of engineers add new wrinkles to waterproofing


November 21, 2013

butterfly wings Intuition tells us that a smooth surface should shed water faster than a textured one. But a team of engineers from Boston University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have engineered a wrinkled surface that sheds liquid much faster than a smooth one, an innovation that has implications for a wide variety of materials that work better when dry. Full Story

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