Apr. 21, 2014

Picture of the Week: Buckeye Dragon Mite

by Jessie McDonald

A newly discovered mite from Ohio is reminiscent of the caterpillar-like dragons of Chinese New Year’s fame.

mite, dragon mite, osu, ohio state university, arachnid
Apr. 07, 2014

Picture of the Week: Gecko-Inspired Adhesive

by Jessie McDonald

A reusable tape made of micro fibers has the remarkable ability to self-clean.

gecko, sticky, adhesive, biomimicry, bio-inspired engineering, tape, scotch tape
Mar. 24, 2014

Picture of the Week: Sea Sponge

by Jessie McDonald

This sea sponge challenges a popular idea of what triggered the evolution of animal life on earth.

sea sponge, oxygen, evolution
Feb. 14, 2014

Picture of the Week: Nanoparticle Heart

by Jessie McDonald

This heart-shaped nanoparticle contains a trio of elements that helps drive the oxidation of ethanol in fuel cells.

fuel cell, hydrogen, ethanol, valentine's day

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