One of the greatest challenges involved in the design of wearable electronics is how to power them. Many devices must be soft and elastic, yet be able to return to their initial shape. This must avoid having bulky batteries or wires that could snag or obstruct...
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.
Preventing catheter-associated infections using antibacterial drug-loaded polymers in catheter manufacturing.
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