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Shellfish and Inkjet Printers May Hold Key to Faster Healing From Surgeries


March 18, 2009

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Using the natural glue that marine mussels use to stick to rocks, and a variation on the inkjet printer, a team of researchers led by North Carolina State University has devised a new way of making medical adhesives that could replace traditional sutures and result in less scarring, faster recovery times and increased precision for exacting operations such as eye surgery. Full Story

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