Wound-healing adhesive inspired by Shellfish

September 23, 2014 5:30 AM

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Animals have inspired scientists many a time. And there have many instances when inspired by animals they have succeeded in unveiling new things. The case in point is a new methodology developed by Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) engineers in creating new stronger waterproof glue.

The best part of the glue is that it might not only be used for repairing ships but also healing wounds and surgical incisions. And as the study surfaced the first question that came to everybody’s minds: what animal inspired them? Scientists claim that they were inspired by natural adhesives secret...

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