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An Ice-Proof Coating For Aeroplanes Based On A Frog's Skin

April 17, 2015 - 10:56 -- Admin

Konrad Rykaczewski, an assistant professor of engineering at Arizona State University, has strived for years to develop a better anti-icing solution for airplanes. His drive is more than academic: He was once stranded for two days in London when a long snowfall depleted Heathrow Airport of the supplies of antifreeze it uses to keep ice off airplane wings.