Stuck on Discovery

This article was originally written and submitted as part of a Canada 150 Project, the Innovation Storybook, to crowdsource stories of Canadian innovation with partners across Canada. The content has since been migrated to Ingenium’s Channel, a digital hub featuring curated content related to science, technology and innovation.

Stuck on Discovery

During the 1980s, a team led by Western University researcher Khadry Galil promoted, advanced and expanded a surgical glue from a liquid derivative of cyanoacrylate now used worldwide for everything from emergency medicine and blocking aneurysms, to clamping large blood vessels and periodontology.

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