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Italian researchers develop bio-based Velcro

Italian researchers develop bio-based Velcro

December 7, 2021 |

In Italy, researchers from Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italian Institute of Technology) has created the first ever prototype of a soft, biodegradable and soluble velcro inspired by the micro-hook structure of leaves on the “catchweed” plant (Galium aparine), for use in devices for the monitoring and safeguarding of the environment and in precision farming. The […]

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