Tiny Glue Guns to Patch Surgical Holes

Photo by Diemut Strebe

Glue made of nanoparticles, delivered by a needle, can be a better replacement for sutures and surgical staples in minimally invasive surgery.

In order to inject the glue through a whisker-thin needle without clogging it, the researchers developed a way to make it in the form of nanoparticles.

Read the full article in MIT Technology Review.