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Carnivorous Plant Nursery Holiday Sales

By |2018-12-03T13:12:32+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Marketplace, News|

It's that time of year, folks. The time for giving. The time for buying. If you're like me, it's the time for hunting for killer deals on carnivorous plants. Yes, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, but that doesn't mean you can't still find holiday deals from reputable nurseries. If you're still on [...]

Nepenthes Inspiring Modern Materials

By |2018-12-01T12:11:55+00:00December 1st, 2018|News|

Looking for the next generation of Teflon? Just take inspiration from Nepenthes. Tak-Sing Wong, professor of engineering at The Pennsylvania State University explains how our favorite tropical pitcher plants inspired a new material, "SLIPS" or Slippery Liquid-Infused Porous Surface with applications across the board. In the video above, Professor Wong dissects the physical properties [...]