A surgical glue to replace stitches… Surgeons dreamed, two American researchers from MIT Robert Langer and Jeff Karp invented it. A French start-up, Gecko Biomedical was responsible for the development. This revolutionary adhesive to close wounds without properly sew the skin. Synthetic, biocompatible polymers with elastic properties. The new generation glue adheres to the wound despite the presence of blood. Another advantage is the surgeon who decides when it initiates the polymerization of the adhesive by an external source of light.