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Biomaterials CHANGE TOPIC

Biomaterials news, October 2015

Polymeric capsules that can be triggered by an ultrasonic signal could release a cargo of drugs at specific times or in sequence

simple surface treatment for metallic biomedical implants could deter the bacteria that cause infections and complications after surgery

Plastic-digesting enzymes found in mealworm gut

Scientists have created a novel, environmentally-friendly flame retardant derived from the neurotransmitter dopamine.

A novel materials-by-design approach can lead to the development of nanocellulose materials with better mechanical properties.

A new type of anode made from mushrooms could lead to lithium-ion batteries that increase capacity with repeated charging.

A new self-assembly method for proteins and peptides can create complex scaffolds for tissue growth.

Materials Today now invites researchers to propose projects that fit within the scope of the Grand Challenge.

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