Archive: February 2024

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Mussel-inspired antimicrobial coating for healthcare fabrics

Spanish researchers have developed a material to fight against the spread of pathogens, infections and antimicrobial resistance, inspired by the substances secreted by mussels to…

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Absorbable hip implant wins innovation competition

CytexOrtho is developing absorbable orthopaedic implants with a unique manufacturing method to help the millions of active patients with early hip disease who are too…

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Lab-spun sponges form scaffolds for skin cells

A new method for electrospinning sponges has allowed scientists from the UK’s University of Surrey to directly produce three-dimensional scaffolds on which skin grafts could…

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Nanofibre-coated bandages fight infection and improve wound healing

A team of researchers at Cornell University has identified a method of harnessing the antioxidant and antibacterial properties of the botanical compound lawsone to make…

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Medical dressing for prevention of pressure ulcers

A medical dressing developed by Mölnlycke Health Care aims to prevent a pressure ulcer from occurring in the first place or prevent the progress of an…

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3D printing technology combines hydrogels and fibres

Scientists in Germany have developed a new type of three-dimensional printing technology that combines hydrogels and fibres.

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