Some materials dissolve too quickly in the body, and some hang around forever -- zinc, however, may be just right.
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute develop new method to kill pathogenic bacteria without antiobiotics or chemicals.
Melt-processed fibres have been found to be biocompatible and biodegradable with no cytotoxicity.
Group reports the broad-spectrum bactericidal activity of a gold nanoparticle-polythiophene composite on pathogenic bacteria.
Scientists use functionalization of cellulose through cyclodextrin for long release of antibacterial drugs and production of antibacterial paper.
Hyperbranched polymers help nanoparticles migrate to the surface of composite materials to improve their antimicrobial properties.
The PEtOx-b-LPEI copolymer could have important applications in gene delivery and gene silencing as a polymeric vector.
Polyimide supported gold interconnect fabrication paves the way for medical grade stretchable electronics.
Polyurethane can be made more biocompatible for medical devices by grafting chitosan on it.
Scientists from the University of Linz engage in developing electronics that can simply be thrown onto the compost heap or, if in...