Why are scientists talking about cicadas and COVID-19?

Limiting the spread with these tiny spikes.

Photo by Dale Staton on Unsplash

Cicada wings have microscopic spikes that literally pierce bacterial cells, skewering them like kebabs.

Ouch! My hospital room is covered in spikes!

How do you make a micro-spiked surface?



Polymer Plastic

Photo by David Clode on Unsplash

But, will this work for viruses like COVID-19?

Photo by Fusion Medical Animation on Unsplash

Hope for the future

Engineer, Mad Scientist, and Business Enthusiast (Keep in touch: annamensch4@gmail.com)

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store