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A new green way to extract hair compounds for use in bandages and sunscreens

Extraction of keratin and melanin from human hair without chemicals or waste.

CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing increases the effectiveness of ultrasound cancer therapy

Study lays the foundation for the widespread application of CRISPR/Cas9 with promising clinical translation.

Making polyurethane degradable gives its components a second life

Scientists now have found a method to make polyurethane degradable. According to them, when the original product's valuable life is finished, the polymer can...

Biomaterial could keep tooth alive after root canal

An estimated, almost 15 million root canals are performed every year. A root canal results in a dead tooth with no living soft tissue, or...

Portable fresh water harvester can pull 10 gallons per hour from air

Scientists at the American Chemical Society, by drawing inspiration from ancient in the Middle East and South America, are developing a light-weight, battery-powered freshwater harvester....

New way to make fragrances last longer

From floral perfume to fruity body wash and shampoos, scents heavily influence consumer purchases. Whenever consumers take a shower, they want their friends and...

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