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Biomimicry: Synthetic Gecko Tape through Nanomolding

This hands-on activity will guide you in making a synthetic gecko tape with micron sized hairs that mimics that behavior of the gecko foot. The process is called "nanomolding." Also described is an easy setup using Legos for testing how...

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Scientific Image - SEM of Human Hair

Scanning electron microscope image of a human hair (black and white). • SIZE: Scale bar representes 10 µm • IMAGING TOOL: Table-top Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Scientific Image - SEM of Human Hair

Scanning electron microscope image of a human hair (black and white). • SIZE: Scale bar representes 10 µm • IMAGING TOOL: Table-top Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Scientific Image - SEM Image of Human Hair

Scanning electron microscope image of a human hair (black and white). • SIZE: Scale bar representes 20 µm • IMAGING TOOL: Table-top Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)

Project
Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network

Scientific Image - Human Hair

This is a scanning electron microscope image of a single strand of human hair. • SIZE: The diameter of a human hair ranges from about 50 µm to 100 µm. • IMAGING TOOL: Scanning electron microscope

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