Beetle Juice: a new glue?

How does the asparagus beetle, Crioceris asparagi, manage to glue its eggs perpendicularly to plants? With a protein-based glue that’s similar to egg white.

via Observatory – How Asparagus Beetles Affix Their Eggs to the Plant – NYTimes.com.

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