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These frogs shoot venom straight from their heads

Scientists discover that two species pack a powerful punch to potential predators with a poisonous poke from their heads. If these guys headbutt you, seek medical help immediately.

By August 6, 2015

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How poison dart frogs could de-ice airplane wings

Poison dart frogs can kill predators with super-toxic venom released through their skin. They can also inspire a system to keep airplane wings ice free.

By March 25, 2015

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I poured soy sauce all over my hydrophobic white shirt (hands-on)

A new all-cotton hydrophobic shirt from Threadsmiths runs a liquid gauntlet full of coffee, tea, soy sauce and wine.

By December 20, 2014

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This superhydrophobic coating is truly stunning

After reading this article, prepare to say to yourself, "I'm living in the future."

By November 11, 2011

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Laugh at spills and sweat with this Silic stain-proof nanotech T-shirt

Silic is a concept T-shirt that promises to stay dry and repel water-based stains. It's raking in the funds on Kickstarter.

By December 18, 2013

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Spray-on NeverWet street art appears after it rains

Spraying this liquid-repelling coating on a stencil provides a unique way for people to share messages that become visible after the design comes in contact with water.

By September 18, 2013

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Spill a lot? NeverWet's ready to coat your gear

Waterproof and water-resistant products have nothing on NeverWet. The superhydrophobic coating, now available in stores, repels liquids like you've never seen before.

By June 19, 2013

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A high-tech way to walk through rain and not get wet

Pretend your whole body is hydrophobic when you step into the RainRoom, a room full of falling water that falls everywhere except on you.

By October 8, 2012

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Robot Jesus bug goes from walking to jumping

Though it weighs more than 1,100 water striders, this little bot can leap 5.5 inches in the air while skimming the water's surface.

By July 25, 2012

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Have no fear later this year if your phone drops in the drink

Companies at Mobile World Congress are showing off coatings that protect expensive smartphones not just from splashes but also full immersion.

By February 26, 2012