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The superglue inspired by world's stickiest fish - which can hold up to 230 times its own bodyweight

The superglue inspired by world's stickiest fish - which can hold up to 230 times its own bodyweight | Global News | Scoop.it

The world's stickiest fish, with an adhesive force up to 230 times its bodyweight, is set to inspire a new household superglue, according to researchers in North Carolina. 

 

The small Northern Clingfish is found in the Pacific, off the north west coast of the the US. 

 

It uses modified fins as a suction disk to hold onto the underside of rocks amid crashing waves.

 


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This fish must be very sticky!

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The superglue inspired by world's stickiest fish - which can hold up to 230 times its own bodyweight

The superglue inspired by world's stickiest fish - which can hold up to 230 times its own bodyweight | Global News | Scoop.it

The world's stickiest fish, with an adhesive force up to 230 times its bodyweight, is set to inspire a new household superglue, according to researchers in North Carolina. 

 

The small Northern Clingfish is found in the Pacific, off the north west coast of the the US. 

 

It uses modified fins as a suction disk to hold onto the underside of rocks amid crashing waves.

 


Via David Rowing
Katrina M.'s insight:

This fish must be very sticky!

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