Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Glues from mussel beards

Wired Science has a fun article today about scientists who study the fibers that mussels use to attach themselves to rocks. Mussel glue is very strong, and dries quickly in sea water, leading to the idea that a similar substance might be useful in another saline environment: the human body.

Also in Wired Science, videos of how bats land upside down.

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