Replica mussel glue could revolutionise wound surgery

ReutersPublished: December 4, 20141 views
Published: December 4, 2014

Scientists have created a soluble, self-healing glue that works underwater, based on the natural properties of the common mussel, a favoured delicacy of seafood lovers. The team from Aaarhus University, the University of California Santa Barbara, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) say the polymer could replace surgical stitching and have multiple industrial uses. Jim Drury has more. Credit to Reuters.

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