Biomimetics, Micro-design, Arctium minus et al Hook and Velcro – A PhD and a Virtual Textbook on Biological Attachment Mechanisms and their Mimicking

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Paper 1 has now had 600 accesses and it is a weird feeling – my first academic paper and soul author, one has to understand that each access represents an academic looking at the paper to see if they can learn anything from it.

It’s a little unnerving especially when it is moving up the list with the front-runner with most accessed over the last 30 days.  The more people who see it, the more who see its inadequacies which are right before my eyes.

Paper 1 Accesses top 550

Paper 1 accesses hit 558 today as it slipped one down the leaderboard to a worthy paper on a underwater propulsion system.  Currently at 225 reads over the last 30 days.

todays date:  20/9/15

publication date: 29/7/15

Paper One Results

If you have been following this story then you will follow this summation: I left Bath University in a state of Mental Ill health having completed ALL my research for my PhD. This was in 2006. I signed on the dotted line and revoked my Right to be examined and graduate from Bath University. So they say. Anyway this is all based upon a single signature, yes? Since then I have been put in hospital 7 yes 7 times and put all my work online on a Blog to preserve my interest and that of others.

Now my first paper has just been published, as per my Blog with corrections. If my next two get published then my bargaining postition which doesn’t really exist in their eyes, strengthens.

My first paper has just hit 430 accesses in just over a month and is a Biomimetic study of Burdock (Arctium minus), which is identified commonly with the bio-inspriation of Velcro the product.  I need more.

I need more:

http://www.jrobio.com/content/2/1/4

Bless!