Skin stays clean: earthworm
Skin of earthworms stays clean while moving through moist soil because of electroosmotic flow near the body.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Lubricant technique, especially for keeping moving parts clean in moist conditions.|
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Lubricant technique, especially for keeping moving parts clean in moist conditions.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Mining, construction, manufacturing
School of the Built Environment, University of Nottingham