Plant-inspired ‘nanowrinkles’ too slippery for marine bacteria

Published: 31/01/2018
Plant-inspired ‘nanowrinkles’ too slippery for marine bacteria
Source: WWW.MATERIALSTODAY.COM

The Nepenthes pitcher plant (left) and its nanowrinkled 'mouth' (centre) inspired the engineered polymer nanomaterial (right). Image: Sydney Nano. A team of chemistry researchers from the University of Sydney Nano Institute in Australia has developed nanostructured surface coatings that possess anti-fouling properties, without using any toxic components. Biofouling – the build-up of

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