New 'super-repellent' material could protect medical implants

November 28, 2014 4:50 PM

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New 'super-repellent' material could protect medical implants

Scientists have created the most non-stick surfaces yet, using microscopic liquid-repellent structures instead of plastic coatings such as Teflon.

These new surfaces could help protect medical implants from gunk that can build up on and ruin the devices, endangering patients, researchers say.

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