Arte 42: Was, wenn es keinen Schleim gäbe?

(Arte 42: Why do we need mucus?)

Duration: 22 min

Production year: 2021

Produced for: NDR/ Arte

Mucus appears to have superpowers. Some scientists even call it genius: It captures pathogens and protects sensitive organs. Some animals wrap themselves in a protective layer of mucus, like snails. Others use it as a weapon to defend themselves against predators.

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