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Mussel glue inspires bioadhesive gel for blood vessels

By Damir Beciri
13 December 2012

musselsAn interdisciplinary team of researchers, led by researchers from MIT and Harvard University, has been inspired by mussels and their ability to cling to rocks, piers and boat hulls, to develop a bioadhesive gel that may find its use in various medical applications. Current version of the gel enables it to be painted onto the… »