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5 years ago

Slug mucus used to create super-strong glue that stops internal bleeding

Sticky slug mucus has been used to create a glue that can stop internal bleeding by binding biological tissues—even when they're wet. The adhesive has been tested on a range of tissues, including a pig's beating heart, and was found to be safe and effective at sealing wounds—potentially paving the way for better way to seal wounds after surgeries on humans.
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