Anna Musyanovych of the Max Plank Institute for Polymer Research reviews Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development.
Glass-ceramics that combine strength with good optical characteristics may lead to improved dentures.
Tim Long and co-workers provide a broad overview of established and ongoing work in the area of DNA nucleobase-modified polymer synthesis.
A biocompatible polyacrylate network for the build-up of artificial tissues is created by a 3D printing process.
A hemostatic material for field dressings in emergency wound treatment is made by layer-by-layer deposition of thrombin and tannic acid.
Label-free imaging of atherosclerotic plaques is achieved by an optical window between 1600-1850 nm for bond-selective deep tissue imaging.
Iron oxide nanoparticles can be used to provide a local source of heating in a thermoresponsive sol–gel copolymer solution.
The complex requirements of modern medicine demand a variety of multifunctional materials. Polymers provide a versatile toolbox for such materials. Hydrolytically degradable...
A novel AuNP-based assay highly sensitive to acetylcholinesterase (AChE) may detect a risk or a preclinical stage of Alzheimer’s disease.
Workers with existing allergic conditions have worse reactions when exposed to nanoparticles, caused by a Trojan horse known as an exosome.