Beetle inspires ultra-white coating

You may think that a sheet of plain paper is already pretty white, but scientists from the University of Cambridge have created an eco-friendly material that's reportedly 20 times whiter. In order to do so, they copied the scales of a Southeast Asian beetle... Continue Reading Beetle inspires ultra-white coating Category: Science Tags: Biomimicry Colors University of Cambridge Related Articles: How colorful colonies of bacteria could one day grow organic "paints" Next-gen batteries inspired by the human intestine Cambridge scientists spin hydrogel into synthetic spider silk Prepare for new wave of biological invaders, warn scientists Potentially very-useful "polymer opals" change color when stretched Giant nerves key to cuttlefish's incredible camouflage

Beetle inspires ultra-white coating

You may think that a sheet of plain paper is already pretty white, but scientists from the University of Cambridge have created an eco-friendly material that's reportedly 20 times whiter. ...

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Gizmag

Ultra-white coating modelled on beetle scales

Researchers have developed a super-thin, non-toxic, lightweight, edible ultra-white coating that could be used to make brighter paints and coatings, for use in the cosmetic, food or pharmaceutical ...

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Phys.org

Ultra-white coating modelled on beetle scales, Tue 13 Mar 18 from ScienceDaily

Ultra-white coating modelled on beetle scales, Tue 13 Mar 18 from Eurekalert

Beetles inspire bright white coating

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Fri 16 Mar 18 from CandEN

Scientists invent ultra-white coating inspired by beetle scales

It's 20 times whiter than paper.

Tue 13 Mar 18 from ZME Science

Beetle inspires ultra-white coating for use in paints, food and pharma

An ultra-white coating inspired by the scales on a type of Southeast Asian beetle could lead to brighter paints and coatings. The super-thin, non-toxic, lightweight, edible ultra-white coating ...

Wed 14 Mar 18 from The Engineer

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