What is it about a dog’s sense of smell that has inspired scientists to try and copy its capabilities?
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What makes limpet teeth even stronger than spider silk?
The barnacles’ glue is said to be far superior to any synthetic products. But how barnacles adhere to wet surfaces remained a mystery until recently.
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How is the unfading color of bird feathers paving the way for better paints and fabrics?
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How does such a small creature outfly even the most experienced pilots?
Ants avoid gridlock. What is their strategy?
This tiny insect needs to keep itself clean in order to survive. How does it care for this basic task?
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