Glue your muscles with mussel-like glue?

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Borrowing from chemical structure of mussels’ adhesive protein, a new bio-glue was created by Penn State University and University of Texas-Arlington bioengineers.

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Thinkstock/ Hemera/fresh opened mussels close up & single blue mussel isolated on white background

If you had this new bioadhesive (injectable synthetic polymer) that works well in wet environments, what would you do with it?

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    Experiment until I found out what it was I really wanted to do
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    Suh-weet.
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    Brilliant!
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