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hydrogels

Undergraduate research
A simple way to stop the bleeding
Published April 17, 2018
Engineering students devise blood-clotting 'super gel' that could make oft-repeated procedures more efficient and economical
Cell biology
A scientific first: Artificial hydrogels formed in living cells
Published Nov 6, 2017
Formation of these difficult-to-study cell structures could advance the understanding of how they contribute to diseases such as ALS
Biochemical engineering
Soft 'smart' robots?
Published Sept 15, 2017
DNA trigger causes hydrogels to change shape, a new way to create robots that don't rely on wires or batteries