World's Strongest Glue
It's not Titebond III, or Gorilla Glue, or even PL Premium, it's some gunk that helps a bacteria stick to river rocks. According to an article at LiveScience, scientists are examining the substance and trying to simulate it into something that we humans can use.
According to the article, the natural goo can withstand the stress...
"equal to the force felt by a quarter with more than three cars piled on top of it."
Pretty impressive. The gunk is made up of sugar molecules, which explains why that soda can has been stuck to the coffee table for three weeks now.
Read the article here.
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Posted by Doug Mahoney at September 25, 2007 5:28 PM