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Barnacles are able to attach themselves to almost anything. They are found clinging to the hulls of ships, the sides of rock pools and even to the skin of whales. Just how they stick so steadfastly whilst underwater has remained a biochemical puzzle for scientists for many years. Now researchers have solved this mystery, showing that barnacle glue binds together exactly the same way as human blood does when it clots.

2009-10-16

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