A nontoxic glue modeled after adhesive proteins produced by mussels and other creatures has been fou

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08/11/2017 01:08 PM EDT

The Discovery Files

A nontoxic glue modeled after adhesive proteins produced by mussels and other creatures has been found to outperform commercially available products, pointing toward potential surgical glues to replace sutures and staples.

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