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Fish parasite inspires sticky surgical tissue patch

Surgeons still find it tricky to quickly and reliably stick a wet, slippery organ back together during invasive procedures. The currently available selection of ‘stick-you-together’ products – staples and chemical glues – do a decent job, but make a bit … Continue reading

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Sticky Seafood: The Goose Barnacle Edition

Many different sea creatures, particularly those of the seashore shelled variety, have the ability to permanently stick themselves to various structures in order to achieve a stabilised method of living and feeding, in addition to helping prevent the less desirable … Continue reading

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