Plant-inspired material becomes a liquid-wicking straw when wet
27Jun

William Wong places a drop of water on the material

When it comes to hazardous fluids, the less that researchers have to lean in close and finely manipulate them, the better. It was with this in mind that scientists at the Australian National University recently developed a new material that does something special when exposed to liquid – it rolls itself into a straw-like tube, which the liquid is then propelled through.

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