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  •  I knew the threads were strong (3+ / 0-)
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    roses, Sanuk, wayoutinthestix

    because I have tried to remove a mussel from its hold on a rock. But I had no idea that they were being used in research for tendon replacement. That's just cool.

    Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative. ~~ John Kenneth Galbraith

    by Purple Priestess on Fri Jan 30, 2009 at 07:27:13 PM PST

    •  You have to use a screwdriver, (1+ / 0-)
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      Purple Priestess

      but be very care ful you only take the one you want so you leave plenty more for next time and don't break open the shells of the surrounding mussels.

      Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.

      by crose on Sat Jan 31, 2009 at 12:47:40 AM PST

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