Searching for the polymer that will allow organic photovoltaic devices to reach optimal performance.
Scientists search for better scaffolding to help in bone repair and regeneration.
The medical textile field is in search of an antibacterial that is effective, but also human and environmentally-friendly.
Tannin, an organic substance present in some seeds, barks, and other plant tissues, could hold the key to more sustainable and eco-friendly plastics manufacturing.
Polymers could provide the basis for alternative wound closure options that are more effective and less painful than the traditional sutures or staples.
Essential oils could provide a potential solution for the growing problem of multidrug-resistant organisms.
Preventing catheter-associated infections using antibacterial drug-loaded polymers in catheter manufacturing.
The manufacturing process of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic and its opportunities.
Drug eluting elastomers could potentially control tumor growth using long-term targeted release of tumor fighting drugs.
A possible relationship between commonly-occurring oral bacteria and the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV).