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Super sticky spidey tape: Medicine’s next big thing

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September 10, 2013
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What do a spider, porcupine, and worm all have in common? The answer: they’re allowing researchers to develop a new medical tape that’s super sticky and doesn’t damage the skin.


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Ivanhoe (Oct. 17, 2013) — You may have heard the phrase, “a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down,” but could it be sugar that’s creating our health problems to begin with? With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicting one in three people will have diabetes by 2050, it’s something we all need to pay attention to.
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