Tag: "bandage" at biology news
Synthetic adhesive mimics sticking powers of gecko and mussel
...rk well in wet environments -- think of how long a bandage
on your finger lasts. Now two Northwestern Univers...ive for bandages and drug-delivery patches. Such a bandage
would remain firmly attached to the skin during bathing but would permit easy removal upon healing. ...
QUT's top researchers honored with fellowships
... special polymer bandage. Dr Dargaville said the bandage
would be chemically programmed to release a special agent upon contact with human skin that would be able to control the formation of scar tissue and also reduce the effect of existing scars. Dr Martens' research will use nano-technology to purify ...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Oct. 4, 2006
...illin beat that stubborn infection? Could a cobweb bandage
help soldiers and accident victims with bleeding wounds? Is a wrapping of spider silk the key to preventing the body from rejecting implants? A review of research on spider silk concludes that scientists have largely overlooked such possible medical...