Insect Wings Inspire Antibacterial Surfaces for Corneal Transplants, Other Medical Devices (image) American Chemical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption The center of an artificial cornea (on glove) is coated with tiny pillars that impale and kill bacterial cells (inset). Credit Jonathan Pegan (cornea) and Mary Nora Dickson (inset) Usage Restrictions Please credit Jonathan Pegan and/or Mary Nora Dickson as appropriate when using these images. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.