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3Novices:South Korea’s breakthrough adhesive patch draws inspiration from octopus’s tentacles

The clinging power of octopus tentacles has inspired a breakthrough new adhesive patch that works on wet and oily surfaces with potentially huge medical and industrial uses, according to South Korean researchers.
Octopuses are among the most intelligent and behaviourally diverse of all invertebrates, but it was their extreme strength that attracted the interest of the research team from Sungkyunkwan University.
“Two years ago, we bought an octopus from a Lotte Supermarket, put its suction…
June 19, 2017 at 01:12PM http://ift.tt/2ruBzNO
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