Defending the Christian Worlview, Creationism, and Intelligent Design
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Defending the Christian Worlview, Creationism, and Intelligent Design

This is my personal virtual library, where i collect information, which leads in my view to the Christian faith, creationism, and Intelligent Design as the best explanation of the origin of the physical Universe, life, and biodiversity


You are not connected. Please login or register

Defending the Christian Worlview, Creationism, and Intelligent Design » The catalog of life » The Lotus effect. By evolution, or design ?

The Lotus effect. By evolution, or design ?

Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Otangelo


Admin
The Lotus effect. By evolution, or design ?

We take a shower, soup and a myriad of products to clean ourselves. One key capability of biological organisms is inbuilt automation. That includes mechanisms to self cleaning. As for example the Sacred lotus. According to tradition in Asian religions, the sacred lotus is a symbol for purity, ensuing from the same observations that the below article made.

Purity of the sacred lotus, or escape from contamination in biological surfaces

https://sci-hub.tw/https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s004250050096

The interdependence between surface roughness, reduced particle adhesion and water repellency is the keystone in the self-cleaning mechanism of many biological surfaces. They perform the so called ‘‘Lotus-Effect’’ which may be of great  technological importance. These plants have almost complete self-cleaning ability by water-repellent plant surfaces

The Lotus-Effect is not restricted to plants; indeed, it has an overall biological importance, e.g. for insects. In particular, those insects with large wings, which cannot be cleaned by legs, have water-repellent wing surfaces that exhibit the self-cleaning ability

https://reasonandscience.catsboard.com

Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum