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New UV-reacting surgical glue could reduce surgery time by 25%

August 21, 2020

A new type of rubbery bioadhesive could reduce the need for sutures, especially within delicate tissues of the body, thanks to a group of scientists at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Unlike regular adhesives, the experimental material known as “CaproGlu” doesn’t need catalyst chemicals to be added, and isn’t adversely affected by the gamma irradiation […]

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