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“Stretching Rack” for Cells

Karlsruhe, Germany — The behaviour of cells is controlled by their environment. Besides biological factors or chemical substances, physical forces such as pressure or tension are also involved. Researchers...

Hydrogel Paves Way for Biomedical Breakthrough

Sydney, Australia — Published in Advanced Functional Materials, a University of Sydney team of biomedical engineers has developed a plasma technology to robustly attach hydrogels ­­- a jelly-like substance...

Powering Devices Goes Skin Deep

Thuwal, Saudi Arabia — Soft and flexible materials can be used to ultrasonically charge bioelectronic implants, which could help to reduce the need for surgical treatment. Electronic devices are...

High-Tech Gel Aids Delivery of Drugs

Chicago, IL — Drugs that help prevent the formation of unwanted or harmful proteins are currently being developed to treat a number of diseases, including cancer. The drugs are based on small interfering...

Eggshells can Help Grow, Heal Bones

Lowell, MA — Eggshells can enhance the growth of new, strong bones needed in medical procedures, a team of UMass Lowell researchers has discovered.  The technique developed by UMass Lowell could...

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