To bring down the cost of a conventional reaction, researchers are turning to green chemistry and wine to provide the right conditions.
A pioneer of advanced healthcare materials, Nicholas Peppas continues to innovate in the fields of healthcare materials and drug delivery.
Electrically conductive hydrogels are a promising platform for flexible supercapacitors and batteries.
Improving food storage with biodegradable polymers that can prevent food products from rapidly spoiling and help the growing difficulty of waste build up in the environment.
The use of bio-based materials in place of oil-based materials could lead to a more sustainable future for a range of industries.
The decortication of shrimp in Northern Morocco results in high amounts of wasted chitin that can otherwise be transformed into highly valuable chitosan.
Researchers study chickpea flour as a potential building block for biodegradable (and edible) packaging materials.
Researchers are looking at hydrogel scaffolding with drug-delivery properties to improve skin tissue engineering.
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.