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Beetles make ‘Teflon’ to grease their knees

Lubricant extruding from the pore opening of Zophobas morio

A lubricant seeps from pores on the leg of a darkling beetle. Credit: K. Nadein et al./Proc. R. Soc. B (CC BY 4.0)

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Nature 595, 334 (2021)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-01853-8

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