Materials Sciences (M&T)

Drops in motion
When liquids are moved on a surface, similar frictional forces arise as those acting on solid bodies more
Stiff fibres spun from slime
Under the influence of shear forces, nanoparticles from the secretion of velvet worms form polymer fibres that can be recycled in water more
Algae with light switch
The adhesion of Chlamydomonas, a unicellular alga, to surfaces is light-dependent more
Deceptive teeth
Although the dentition of the wedgefish appear designed to crush shellfish, it also eats stingrays more
Exploiting Big Data to create innovative materials
Twelve Max Planck Society facilities are bundling their expertise in the data-driven materials sciences more
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