Tag: self-healing hydrogels open far-reaching possibilities in medicine

Smart, self-healing hydrogels open far-reaching possibilities in medicine, engineering

March 6, 2012

UNIVERSITY of California, San Diego bioengineers have developed a self-healing hydrogel that binds in seconds, as easily as Velcro, and forms a bond strong enough to withstand repeated stretching. The material has numerous potential applications, including medical sutures, targeted drug delivery, industrial sealants and self-healing plastics, a team of UC San Diego Jacobs School of […]

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