February 3, 2014
Enjoy this little color tidbit.
“The blue mussel mollusk creates a unique amino acid, which formulates a strong thread, connecting it to rocks in the ocean. By remaining attached to the rocks, mussels withstand the pounding waves of the surf. The mussel “glue” is created at ambient temperatures, under ambient pressures, and in a wet environment. Looking to nature, researchers were able to mimic the mussel recipe, creating a soy-based and formaldehyde-free adhesive now used in its products.”
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How Biomimicry is Shaping the Nature of our Buildings | Sustainable Cities Collective.
[…] in February when we talked about the Blue Mollusks? This discovery could certainly light up the night. I wonder if this will effect how the tree […]