Spider glue research resolves sticky problem

Posted by on June 5, 2018 4:08 pm
Categories: Science

Ever wonder why paint peels off the wall during summer’s high humidity? Interfacial water, as it’s known, forms a slippery and non-adhesive layer between the glue and the surface to which it is meant to stick, interfering with the formation of adhesive bonds between the two. The ability of the spider glue to overcome this problem is the key finding of new research.

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