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+ - Mussel Sticky Threads Opens New Era of Bones, Tendons Repair->

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An anonymous reader writes "After uncovering the secret of its strength, scientists are looking into ways of developing therapeutic use of the sticky threads that mussels use to attach themselves to rocks.
Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have announced that they uncovered the secrets behind the stickiness of the fine filaments and expect to use the mussel's technology in areas like bone and tendon repair, and even replace stitches."

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Mussel Sticky Threads Opens New Era of Bones, Tendons Repair

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