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Bioinspired microneedle adheres 3 times stronger than surgical staples

By Damir Beciri
17 April 2013

adhesive-microneedle-1Inspired by a fish parasitic worm, a group of researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) devised a way to close surgical wounds that appears better than anything currently available for clinical use. Once perfected, the invention could be used as replacement for staples and sutures used in the operating room, as well as to… »