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Biomaterials news, June 2021

groups of enzyme-powered nano-sized robots swarm in biological fluids and inside organisms

Researchers hope that carbon obtained from coffee grounds could build better and more sustainable batteries

Cardiac disease can cause damage that the body cannot fix. Artificial tissues made with spider silk could be the answer

Research into using structures called dendrimers to deliver photoactive materials into cancer cells could yield new approaches for therapy and diagnosis

2D transition metal carbide nanomaterials known as MXenes show promising antiviral properties against some strains of SARS-CoV-2

Researchers have created a sustainable polymer film by assembling plant proteins into materials that mimic spider silk on a molecular level.

Biodegradable battery for the Internet of Things, integrated health monitoring, and environmental or agricultural sensing

Using their 'swarmbot' platform, researchers have shown that a class of composite polymers can be produced by living cells.

Inspired by the natural adhesives of mussels and barnacles, researchers have developed their own natural adhesive from fibrous silk proteins.

A novel, low-cost, sustainable aerogel made from cellulose nanofibrils and alginate shows promise for use in drug delivery and wound dressing.

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