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Nature’s Strongest Super-Glue Comes Unstuck

Nature’s Strongest Super-Glue Comes Unstuck | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

"An international team of scientists led by Newcastle University, UK, and funded by the US Office of Naval Research, have shown for the first time that barnacle larvae release an oily droplet to clear the water from surfaces before sticking down using a phosphoprotein adhesive."

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One Day We'll Fix Everything With Glues Copied From Mussels, Oysters, And Barnacles

One Day We'll Fix Everything With Glues Copied From Mussels, Oysters, And Barnacles | Biomimicry | Scoop.it

"A researcher has figured out a way to take the power of natural glues and make non-toxic and incredibly strong synthetic adhesives. It could help do everything from securing broken bones to manufacturing cars."

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