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Would You Wear Clothing Made of Slime?

Scientists think hagfish slime could be the next eco-friendly, high-performance material.
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More on hagfish slime from the Fudge Lab at the University of Guelph:
http://comparativephys.ca/fudgelab/project/about-hagfishes/

Host, Writer, Animator, Editor
Anna Rothschild

DP, Sound
Elizabeth Gillis

Many thanks to Dr. Douglas Fudge.

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Images and Video

Hagfish Defense Mechanism Footage
© Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Photographs of slime and fibers
Anna Rothschild/©WGBH Educational Foundation

Nylonstockings
Wikimedia Commons/Antique Rose

Aerobic exercise – public demonstration12
Wikimedia Commons/ShinyFan

Pumpjacks
Wikimedia Commons/Arne Hückelheim

Straw hat, Vietnamese Women’s Museum
Wikimedia Commons/Vietnamese Women’s Museum

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Cockroaches
Freesound/StateAardvark¬
(used with permission from author)

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Freesound/Corsica_S

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