DailyDirt: Bio-Inspired Superglue

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When you need some good ideas for solving a problem, sometimes nature already has an answer. For example, the original idea for what became Velcro, the hook-and-loop fastener, was inspired by the burrs of the burdock plant which tend to stick easily to fur and clothing. Here are a few other examples of some very sticky adhesives that were inspired by nature. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.


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