Protein-based glue can help seal dangerous bowel leaks

04/26/2013 | TechNewsDaily.com

Chemical engineers at Arizona State University are developing a protein-based glue that can be used to patch holes in human bowels. The glue is elastic and contains gold nano-rods that, when hit with a laser, help adhere the glue to the tissue. "Tissues like colons have to transport matter through them, and the elasticity of materials patching up holes is important," said researcher Kaushal Rege.

View Full Article in:

TechNewsDaily.com

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Technical Assistance Associate (8156)
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC
Senior Technical Assistance Consultant
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Consultant
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC
Research Associate (7846)
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC
Teacher
Saudi Aramco
Dhahran