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Contact: Daisy Brickhill
Society for Experimental Biology

Seed Surface

Caption: The evolution of a seed-inspired anti-fouling coating. From extreme left: Dypsis rivularis seeds; Electron microscope image of the seed surface; Electron microscope image of the artificial surface based on the seeds; Test panel of artificial surface after 12 weeks in the North Sea, showing minimal fouling.

Credit: Biomimetics-Innovation-Centre (B-I-C), University of Applied Sciences.

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