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Biomaterials news, April 2014

Scientists have mimicked these viral tactics to build the first DNA nanodevices that survive the body's immune defenses.

A team of nanotechnology researchers have discovered new methods to build heat resistant nanostructures and arrays using RNA.

Nanotechnology has unlocked new pathways for targeted drug delivery, including the use of nanocarriers, or capsules.

Researchers have succeeded in creating a surface on nano-sized cellulose crystals that imitates a biological structure.

Synthetic collagen invented at Rice University may help wounds heal by directing the natural clotting of blood.

A research group has developed a new responsive coating for implants used in surgery to improve their integration into bone and to prevent rejection.

Researchers have discovered a new mechanism for using light to activate drug-delivering nanoparticles and other substances inside the body.

Take a look at the most popular news stories in materials science during March 2014.

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