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Jan 21, 2014 06:43 AM ET
The end of stitches is near! Scientists have been experimenting with different adhesives, and one of the most promising is from sandcastle worms, which excrete an adhesive substance that could hold things together in, say, a human heart!
Sep 25, 2013 06:00 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Doctors in China are growing a new nose on a man's forehead to replace the one that was damaged by an infection.
Aug 20, 2013 11:30 AM ET // AFP
Bulgarian surgeons remove a giant tumor that accounted for about a third of the patient's body weight.
Feb 14, 2013 01:18 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Lady Gaga's hip injury is common for athletes and will require arthroscopic surgery to repair it. ->
Jun 29, 2012 12:24 PM ET // The DNews Editors
The worm may have entered the man's body through an open cut or from improperly cooked food.
Jan 10, 2012 06:29 PM ET // Emily Sohn
A doctor's age could make the difference between an easy recovery and one full of woe.
Apr 16, 2012 02:09 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Surgery to improve people's chin profile is up 71 percent from 2010.
Sep 27, 2012 03:52 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Scientists are not calling it a complete success until the transplant yields children.
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