Donation of wetlands to UA honored with national award
The Environmental Law Institute is honoring Steve and Jerry Panzner for their gift of 104 acres of restored wetlands to The University of Akron for use as a living laboratory.
Geckos keep firm grip in wet natural habitat
Akron researchers answer an age-old question, the implications of which will speed the development of a synthetic adhesive that sticks when wet.
Biomimicry Fellows in the Integrated Bioscience Program Launch Blog
Daphne Fecheyr-Lippens, Bill Hsiung, and Emily Kennedy, all Biomimicry Fellows, launched a new blog (Germinature) which will help them talk about their experiences and work in biomimicry research and education in a unique collaboration between UA, The Cleveland Institute of Art and Biomimicry 3.8.
Graduate student endeavors to answer a whale of a question
Leptin is the "fat hormone" that tells the brain when to stop eating. Whales have the hormone too, so why doesn't it work?
Gecko feet hold clues to creating bandages that stick when wet
Scientists at UA study nature to find better ways to create bandages and sutures that stick when wet.