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Medicine

+ - Mussel Glue Could Help Repair Birth Defects->

Submitted by sciencehabit
sciencehabit (1205606) writes "When it comes to hanging on tight, the lowly mussel has few rivals in nature. Researchers have sought the secrets behind the bivalve's steadfast grip on wet, slippery rock. Now, a researcher says he has used the mollusk’s tricks to develop medical applications. These include a biocompatible glue that could one day seal fetal membranes, allowing prenatal surgeons to repair birth defects without triggering dangerous premature labor."
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Comment: Consider the Source and Read the Guidelines (Score 3, Interesting) 493

by trburkholder (#35514794) Attached to: US Ed Dept Demanding Principals Censor More

Oh for crying out loud. This is what passes for news at lame wannabe Tucker Carlson's attempt to mimic Politico? The guidance letter was published in October 2010 and you can read it here: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/letters/colleague-201010.html

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