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  • 03.14.17

Researchers have created a biomimetic underwater glue modeled after shellfish

The new adhesive bonds objects including wood, Teflon, and polished aluminum underwater better than existing glues, say researchers from Purdue University. The new bio-glue was molded after the adhesive proteins of mussels, which have the ability to bond their bodies to a number of surfaces under the harshest environments.