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A multi-institutional research team has developed a method for embedding networks of biocompatible nanoscale wires within engineered tissues.
Researchers have developed cardiac patches using gold nanowires, which could create parts of tissue whose cells beat in time, mimicking the way the natural heart muscle works.
Could engineered fatty particles help prevent AIDS?
Surprise finding may have implications for labor anesthesia, orthopedics and more.
Many medical conditions, such as chronic pain, cancer and diabetes, require medications that cannot be taken orally, but must be dosed intermittently, on an as-needed basis, over a long period of time.
According to new research, a contact lens that gradually dispenses medication to the eye might ease treatment for glaucoma and other eye ailments, assuming it advances past animal testing to human testing.
Taking eye drops multiple times a day can be difficult for patients to do, and because of blinking and tearing, as little as 1 to 7 percent of the dose is actually absorbed by the eye.
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