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Squid Teeth Could Hold the Secret to Reducing Microplastic Pollution

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A protein recently discovered in the teeth-lined suckers of a squid’s tentacles could one day “revolutionize” materials in ways previously unattainable with conventional plastic, researchers have found. “Squid proteins can be used to produce next-generation materials for an array of fields including energy and biomedicine, as well as the security and defense sector,” Melik Demirel,…

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