John Toon

John Toon is manager of the Research News & Publications Office, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta.

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Advancing Adhesives: Magnetic Pollen Replicas are a Sticky Business

Magnetic pollen replicas offer multimodal adhesion in iron oxide coatings.
March 1, 2014

Researchers have created magnetic replicas of sunflower pollen grains using a wet chemical, layer-by-layer process that applies highly conformal iron oxide coatings.


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Mimicking Gecko Feet

January 1, 2009
Dry adhesive based on carbon nanotubes gets stronger, with directional gripping ability
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