Humans learn a from nature that helps us every . The latest is self-repairing clothing. Scientists have made cotton, linen and clothes that can repair , without the need for . Scientists in the USA looked at how stick to things so well. They found a protein on the suckers of squid. The protein is the one found in the silk that spiders use to make spider . It is very strong and stretchy.
The new protein will be put on clothes. A rip or will join together in than a minute after it is dipped in water. Soldiers and other people will be with clothes that repair quickly and . A scientist said: "The are thin, less than a micron, so they wouldn't be noticed in wear." He added: "Even , they increase the strength of the material. For the first , we are making self-healing ."