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Brigham and Women's Hospital

Bio-Inspired Glue Keeps Hearts Securely Sealed

Caption: The waterproof, light-activated glue developed by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital and Massachusetts Institute of Technology can successfully secure biodegradable patches to seal holes in a beating heart.

Credit: Karp Laboratory

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