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Posts tagged glue

May 19, 2008

 

Transparent Tape Rolls

What’s With Those Lines on the Transparent Tape?

Why is it when you slowly pull off transparent tape it can leave behind opaque white lines on the tape..?

April 8, 2008

 

Finger glued to hand

Super Glue

Why does glue on your fingers stick together so quickly, but not to the inside of the tube? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

October 31, 2006

 

an orb web covered in dew

Spiders Go Way Back

Ever come across a perfect spider web? How do spiders design their webs?

December 1, 2005

 

Eating, but Not Food

Toddlers and slightly older children are prone to chew on things that make adults react with alarm. However, for many children between the ages of two and three, compulsively eating non-food items is an eating disorder known as pica. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Vitamin C and Collagen

Vitamin C does a lot of good things for the body. It prevents diseases like scurvy, can lower the risk of certain forms of heart disease, and it is beneficial to people with anemia and iron deficiency.

September 27, 2003

 

Gecko Glue

Scientists have just recently uncovered the gecko’s gravity-defying secret. Gecko feet come specially equipped with tiny hairs, called seta.

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