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Light-Activated Glue for a Broken Heart (7 of 7)

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Caption: This animated video shows how the heart glue works, with an accompanying narration by author Jeffrey Karp. This video relates to a paper that appeared in the Jan. 8, 2014, issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by Dr. N. Lang at Boston Children's Hospital in Boston, Mass., and colleagues was titled, "A Blood-Resistant Surgical Glue for Minimally Invasive Repair of Vessels and Heart Defects."

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