Bottlebrush 3 (image) Rice University Share Print E-Mail Caption Rafael Verduzco, left, a chemical and biomolecular engineer at Rice University, and graduate student Hao Mei led a study that shows microscopic bottlebrush polymers are drawn to the top and bottom of a coating applied to a surface. The discovery could lead to a way to customize the properties of coatings for specific applications. Credit Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.