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Synthetic mucins mimic the structure of naturally occurring mucins

Synthetic mucins mimic the structure of naturally occurring mucins

Researchers have created polymers that replicate the structure of mucins, the molecules that give mucus its unique antimicrobial properties.

Antibiotics embedded in 3D printed implants used to regenerate damaged bone

Antibiotics embedded in 3D printed implants used to regenerate damaged bone

Researchers have fabricated 3D scaffold implants containing antibiotics at high temperatures. These scaffolds support bone regeneration and manage the bone infections.

8 autonomous robots for disinfecting surfaces

8 autonomous robots for disinfecting surfaces

In this third part of our ongoing series, we present eight additional systems that are currently being deployed to decontaminate and sanitize surfaces.

Bacterial magnetic nanoparticles: tools for biomedical applications?

Bacterial magnetic nanoparticles: tools for biomedical applications?

Researchers have now developed and optimised a process for the isolation and purification of magnetic nanoparticles from bacterial cells.

7 mobile disinfection robots for medical environments

7 mobile disinfection robots for medical environments

The following seven robotic systems are either currently being deployed or developed for the fight against the coronavirus.

Using bacteria as micro-3D printers

Using bacteria as micro-3D printers

Researchers have used bacteria to produce intricately designed three-dimensional objects made of nanocellulose.

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