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Carnivorous Plant Inspires Anticlotting Medical Devices

October 15th, 2014

Episode 137 of 602 episodes

By copying aspects of the slick surfaces of insect-catching pitcher plants, researchers created tubes that can carry blood without promoting the formation of blood clots or bacterial attachment. Cynthia Graber reports

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