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Double-sided tape invention provides alternative to surgical sutures

November 15, 2019

Sutures are the go-to method to close up wounds within the body but scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have recently developed a special double-sided tape – inspired by nature’s glue, produced by spiders – to instead finish the job. Spiders usually secrete charged polysaccharides which absorb water from insect prey in wet conditions, […]

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