The Serendipitous History of Superglue

(via TED Ed) Some of the innovations that emerged out of World War II are well-documented, ranging from the microwave to the atomic bomb. But there’s one small tool whose WW2 heritage is lesser-known: superglue. Superglue was first developed by scientists at Eastman Kodak who were trying to design gun sights for the military after they found that some of their failed attempts had other useful properties.


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