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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 16, 2016

Graphene templates make new metal-oxide nanostructures, green process to produce carbon fibers for rocket nozzles gets patent, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 16, 2016.

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It’s electric: Conductive concrete cost-effectively heats up to melt away snow and ice

By April Gocha / February 15, 2016

Researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have developed a winning recipe for electrically conductive concrete that can gently heat up to melt away icy accumulations, yet remain safe to the touch.

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What works for penguins could work for planes: Secrets of the feather show how to prevent ice formation

By April Gocha / December 21, 2015

New research shows that when it comes to anti-icing surfaces, the animal world’s most dapper creatures have a few tricks on their flippers.

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Innovative ice management for aircraft with advanced materials

By Eileen De Guire / September 4, 2012

Ice is managed on aircraft by either preventing it or getting rid of it. One way of removing ice from wings while flying is with rubber de-icing boots. When they are inflated, they rupture the ice, causing it to fall away. German researchers are looking at innovative uses of advanced materials and new approaches to…

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Lotus leaves modeled for anti-icing coating

By / November 2, 2009

A group of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh, University of California Riverside and the Ross Technology Corporation joined a growing list of researchers studying the superhydrophobic property of lotus leaves and now say the insights they gained showed them a way to develop a particle–polymer coating that prevents ice formation in both lab and…

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