Watchable Playlist: Science Seems Legit

Slug glue, kimodo dragon spit and 3D printed hearts and more in this Watchable Playlist!
By Alex Firer

  • This science seems legit — gross, freaky and involving far more bugs than anyone could have ever predicted — but legit nevertheless. Check out this Watchable Playlist for the best, and sometimes strangest — of science news!

    Up first — medical professionals have created a glue inspired by SLUG MUCUS of all things! Slug mucus! Yuech! It works though they say, and how do they know? They tested it out on a pig heart and it stopped the bleeding? Slug mucus on a pig heart? Gross, gross, gross! Let’s move on!

    Up next, we go from slugs to bugs as criminal scientists have found a way to find out how to use insects that go on corpses to help catch the killers as they help researchers study corpses after they’ve been dead for more than 24 hours. Gross! Gross! Gross! Let’s see what else we have?

    Kimodo Dragon blood doing away with infections, and a 3D printed heart round out our weird science stories, and if you want to learn more, check out the video above! Let us know what you think in the comments, or on Twitter at @WhatsTrending.