Hydrogel

Novel water-absorbing gel that harnesses air moisture for practical applications

Scientists at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have invented a unique hydrogel that effectively dehumidifies ambient air to improve thermal comfort. The hydrogel harnesses the moisture...

Hydrogels helps heal wounds without additives

As a synthetic scaffold, Rice scientists have developed hydrogels to deliver drugs and encourage the growth of cells and blood vessels for new tissue. For...

3-D Printing a Living Tattoo

Using 3D printing, various scientists have already explored a variety of responsive materials. One of its example includes an ink made from temperature-sensitive polymers to...

Preventing Severe Blood Loss On The Battlefield Or In The Clinic

Reginald Avery, a fifth-year graduate student at MIT in the Department of Biological Engineering, developing an injectable material for patching and preventing severe blood loss....