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Novel coating reduces corrosion and biofouling on ships

By Faye Oney / October 12, 2018

Researchers have developed a coating that could reduce biofouling on ships by up to 50%. Their coating could double a ship’s deployment at sea and reduce maintenance and fuel costs.

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Islands of tungsten oxide maintain strength of steel yet protect against fouling

By April Gocha / October 28, 2015

Researchers at Harvard University’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have devised a way to improve the ubiquitous steel by protecting its surface from fouling and corrosion—and it involves ceramics.

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Nano-nails give surfaces superrepellent superpowers against all liquids

By April Gocha / December 9, 2014

A couple of University of California, Los Angeles researchers have devised a patterned surface that resembles a bed of nails and is superrepellent against all liquid assaults—a true superomniphobic surface.

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