The Original Super Glue

Science News

on April 1, 2009
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Sandcastle Worm Home

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A worm that produces super glue? Researchers are studying the sandcastle worm, which fashions a home for itself out of sand and shells, using a powerful glue. This “super glue” may help scientists develop a new synthetic glue that could repair small fractures in bones or other medical applications.

Efforts to imitate this biotechnological substance will require millions of dollars and thousands of hours in the lab. Even then, success is not guaranteed.

Such a wonderfully designed worm is inspiring. What could have produced it? According to Romans 1:18–20, the answer is obvious—the Creator.

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Spring vacations and summer trips require a little advanced planning. It’s not too soon to start thinking about that much-needed family getaway. Vacations help relieve stress, bond families, and create lasting memories. But they can also provide learning opportunities that draw us closer to our Creator. Get tips for ten vacation destinations that will help build your family’s biblical worldview, in a way they’ll never forget!

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