This week in other adhesive news around the web, Japanese scientists have developed a dry adhesive that sticks when put under pressure. Syuji Fujii and his team from the Osaka Institute of Technology reportedly have developed this new adhesive made of spheres of a latex liquid with an outside layer of calcium carbonate nanoparticles. According to testing, the adhesive forms stronger bonds than other pressure-sensitive adhesives, and may have applications in automotive, aerospace, and electronics industries. Read the full article here.

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3.       MIT Researchers develop Hydrogel Superglue