‘You’re missing a trick,’ mechanical engineer tells materials scientist.
Ice-proofing big structures with a “beautiful demonstration of mechanics”
“Everything-repellent” coating could kid-proof phones, homes
Clear surface repels all liquids
A self-healing, water-repellant coating that’s ultra durable
This coating developed at the University of Michigan is hundreds of times more durable than its counterparts and could enable waterproofing of vehicles, clothing, rooftops and countless other surfaces.