Living cells within a liquid marble can form aggregate structures know as cancer cell spheroids that can be used as model tumours.
A new bone adhesive made with polyurethane and hydroxiapatite hierarchical nanocomposites shows great mechanical strength and biocompatibility.
Photo-induced endosomal release of drugs from a colloidal mesoporous silica platform using singlet oxygen to breakdown lipid envelopes.
University of Texas researchers develop materials that are stiff for initial implantation, and then soften to better match the mechanical properties of...
An MIT group have developed a new coating in an attempt to reduce the number of surgeries required to correct artificial implants.
On-chip culturing and molecular profiling of captured cancer cells using a low-cost, rapid microfluidic cell sorter device
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Polyurethane can be made more biocompatible for medical devices by grafting chitosan on it.
Researchers for the University of California, Irvine, have developed a new drug-delivery system using protein-based nanoparticles.
We speak to University of Alberta Professor Ravin Narain about his polymeric and nano-materials research, and what it might for the future...