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UV Polymerized Adhesive Used To Secure Implants to Bones

Ben Coxworth at New Atlas writes about a mussel-inspired adhesive usable in adhering orthopedic implants to bone. The adhesive can be modified to harden once exposed to ultraviolet light. If you’ve ever tried pulling a mussel off a rock, you’ll know that they’re pretty darn good at holding on. The secret to their success is a natural…

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