Nature’s strongest glue comes unstuck

18 julio 2014

Over a 150 years since it was first described by Darwin, scientists are finally uncovering the secrets behind the super strength of barnacle glue. Still far better than anything we have been able to develop synthetically, barnacle glue — or cement — sticks to any surface, under any conditions. But exactly how this superglue of superglues works has remained a mystery — until now.