A Window That Washes Itself? New Nano-Material May Revolutionize Solar Panels and Batteries, Too

December 4, 2009 | Source: Science Daily

A novel way to control the atoms and molecules of peptides so that they “grow” to resemble small forests of grass that repel dust and water — a perfect self-cleaning coating for windows or solar panels — and more efficient batteries has been developed by Tel Aviv University researchers.