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Evolution has come up with some pretty amazing ways to get things done when it comes to animals, plants and microbes. From radiation-resistant bacteria (like Dr. Manhattan) to geckos who climb glass using atomic adhesion (like Spider Man) to a shrimp that can shoot a bubble the temperature of the sun (like Aquaman), nature is pretty super..
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