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Bacterium makes nature's strongest glue

Microbial adhesive is three times stronger than superglue.

Cauilobacter crescentus is the strongest sticker in nature. Credit: Credit: Yves Brun

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Hopkin, M. Bacterium makes nature's strongest glue. Nature (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/news060410-1

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