Underwater glue made from silk can cling to surfaces like a barnacle – www.newscientist.com

From www.newscientist.com




Barnacles cling firmly to rocks

Kuki Waterstone/Alamy


A non-toxic underwater glue that is inspired by barnacles and made from silk is stronger than most synthetic adhesives.

Barnacles and

Signs of Ancient Microbial Life Abundant in Earth’s Crust: Study – www.the-scientist.com

From www.the-scientist.com



The Earth’s crust, or at least the part of it under Scandinavia, is packed with clues of ancient microbial life, according to a study published today (June 3) in Communications Earth & Environment. Researchers analyzed