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2013-11-26 15:36:55

When a chair leg breaks or a cell phone shatters, either must be repaired or replaced. But what if these materials could be programmed to regenerate-themselves, replenishing the damaged or missing components, and thereby extend their lifetime and reduce the need for costly repairs? That potential is now possible according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering, who have developed computational models to design a new polymer gel that would enable...

2013-11-25 23:02:25

Thermablok, an aerogel insulation product derived from NASA’s aerogel technology is included as a NASA technology spinoff product in the popular Space Shuttle Enterprise exhibit at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. Aerogel is considered the highest insulating material known and one of the lightest solids known to man. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Thermablok, an aerogel insulation product derived from NASA’s aerogel technology is included as a NASA...

2013-11-21 11:41:24

Bisphosphonates are a group of compounds that have become well-known and are extensively used as drugs for treating bone-related diseases, such as osteoporosis. New uses for bisphosphonates were discovered, as their ability to form physical gels in pure water was reported for the first time in a recent study performed in collaboration with the Universities of Jyväskylä and Eastern Finland. The gelation tendencies of four bisphosphonates were studied in detail under the baton of Academy...

2013-11-12 08:34:49

LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania, November 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliqua, Inc. (OTCQB: ALQA) ("Alliqua" or "the Company"), obtained $1 million in financing from Crossover Healthcare Fund, LLC, with the financing to be used to pursue the Company's key initiatives in the wound care space. The financing comes in the form of units consisting of 250,000 shares of Series A Preferred Stock that are convertible into 11,111,111 shares of common stock of the Company, at a conversion...

Clay May Have Been Cradle Of Life
2013-11-08 11:08:34

[ Watch the Video: Life On Earth May Have Come From Clay ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Often viewed as an apparently infertile blend of various minerals, clay might have actually been the birthplace of life on Earth, biological engineers from Cornell University report in new research appearing in Thursday’s online edition of the journal Scientific Reports. The study authors set out to simulate ancient seawater in order to analyze the properties of clay under...

2013-11-05 12:26:16

DUBLIN, November 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6gnhp5/hydrocolloid) has announced the addition of the "Hydrocolloid Market By Type, Food & Beverage Application, Source, Function & Geography - Global Trend & Forecast To 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6gnhp5/hydrocolloid ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Global Food...

2013-11-01 08:26:52

Novel hydrogel acts as drug delivery depot that reduces tumor size in fewer treatments than traditional therapies SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, scientists from IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Singapore's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) published a breakthrough drug-delivery technique, demonstrating the first biodegradable, biocompatible and non-toxic hydrogel that can deliver treatment more efficiently to people fighting breast cancer. (Logo:...

2013-10-29 23:01:58

Mud Energy Gel, formulated with Sustamine, recently announced a distribution expansion as well as an exciting new formula for the performance-boosting proprietary protein blend. Kyowa Hakko’s, Sustamine, continues to play a vital role in the formulation of Mud Energy Gel. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The next generation of energy, Mud Energy took a revolutionary approach by creating an exceptional alternative to most “empty” energy products. The innovative new formulation...

Gelatin Bio-Ink Printing Tissue Organs
2013-10-25 09:04:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online German researchers have developed a new gelatin bio-ink that can be used by 3D printing technology to produce various tissue types, a breakthrough that brings the world one step closer to being able to print tissues and organs. Scientists have long been working to improve methods and procedures for artificially producing tissue. In the current work, researchers at Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology...

2013-10-21 08:34:07

U.S. Health Care Services Company to Distribute SilverSeal and Hydress Dressings to Alternate Site Market in All 50 States LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania, October 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliqua, Inc. (OTCQB: ALQA) ("Alliqua" or "the Company"), has signed a distribution agreement with McKesson Medical-Surgical, by which their U.S. distribution network will stock and offer for sale Alliqua's SilverSeal(R) and Hydress(R) wound dressings to healthcare customers nationwide. David...