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Image: Clanke This week's podcast comes from the AAAS Meeting in Boston, where researchers were talking about what they've learned from mussels, the tiny mollusks that bind to hard surfaces along ocean coastlines. Mussels position themselves right in the path of crashing ocean waves, which means they have to withstand thousands of pounds of pressure if they want to stay attached. If I had to guess (before this meeting) how mussels accomplish this feat of strength, I might assume they […]

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