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Hydrogel fights drug-resistant bacteria

Hydrogel fights drug-resistant bacteria

Scientists have developed a new kind of antibiotic-free protection for wounds that kills drug-resistant bacteria.

Hydrogel improves method to diagnose cancer

Hydrogel improves method to diagnose cancer

Researchers tested the effectiveness of specialized hydrogels.

Beetle inspired skin crawling treatment for acne

Beetle inspired skin crawling treatment for acne

Scientists have invented a smart device for personalized skin care modeled after the male diving beetle.

Smart plaster for healing chronic wounds

Smart plaster for healing chronic wounds

Researchers have developed gel patches from a 3D printer that can be activated individually.

Sensor material powers wearables in extreme cold

Sensor material powers wearables in extreme cold

A new material that combines the flexibility of human skin with improved conductivity and tolerance of temperatures as low as -93 C.

Insulin-producing implant for diabetics

Insulin-producing implant for diabetics

Bioengineers are using 3D printing and smart biomaterials to create an insulin-producing implant for type 1 diabetes patients.

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