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Professor Anthony Weiss is part of a team of biomedical engineers from the University of Sydney and the United States that has developed a futuristic surgical glue, called MeTro. The natural liquid can seal internal and external wounds within 60 seconds and is set to replace staples and sutures in life-threatening situations.

 

As clinical trials begin, Professor Weiss believes the breakthrough is another feather in the cap for the Australian medical industry.

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