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Reducing runoff pollution by making spray droplets less bouncy

August 30, 2016

Varanasi group researchers find a way to make pesticides stick to leaves instead of bouncing off.

A team of researchers, including graduate student Maher Damak (left) and associate professor of mechanical engineering Kripa K. Varanasi, have found a way to drastically cut down on the amount of pesticide liquid that bounces off plants.

Photo: Melanie Gonick

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