Snail slime inspires reversible, super-strong glue

interesting facts about snails

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Interesting Facts About Snails

Can snail slime upend and revolutionize the adhesives market? Newatlas.com reveals how scientists think that may in fact be the case. The facts about a snail’s slime and how it functions have big implications.

3 pictures Engineers from University of Pennsylvania and Lehigh University have demonstrated a strong, reversible adhesive that uses the same mechanism that snails use for attaching and detaching themselves from a surface The promise of reusable sticky things, from Post-it Notes to Blu Tack, has never quite been fulfilled. […]

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