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Marine Superglue: Mussels get stickiness from iron in seawater

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9:37am, January 14, 2004

As inhabitants of rugged shores, mussels have an amazing capacity to stick to rocks, despite the constant pounding of waves. These organisms are also notorious for sticking to ships, glass, and, well, just about anything–even Teflon.

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