Sea worm-based glue could help fix broken bones

08/17/2009 | Google

U.S. scientists developed a biodegradable adhesive based on a natural glue from a sandcastle worm, called Phragmatopoma californica, that could aid surgeons in fixing broken bones. They hope the water-soluble adhesive could some day replace metal wires, screws and other tools in fastening broken bone fragments.

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