Seafood-inspired adhesives work even underwater

September 22, 2014 1:42 PM

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Seafood-inspired adhesives work even underwater

Inspired by mussels, protein-based adhesives are even stronger

Mussels, besides being delicious, are also shockingly good at sticking to things – even underwater on slimy, otherwise un-adherable objects. Now, researchers from MIT have taken a cue from the mighty muscle and created an adhesive that’s even more powerful than the mighty mussel’s.

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