Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Waste not: Edible wax coating slicks liquids with ease

Materials scientists have created a 'superhydrophobic' coating that easily slicks away viscous liquids like syrup, honey and ketchup. They detail the engineering feat in a new paper that describes synthesizing and testing coatings made from beeswax and carnauba wax, which are edible and nontoxic.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily

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