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Biopolymers

A team of researchers may have discovered a way to make life for diabetics easier after developing longer lasting insulin injections. more

6 Jun 2017 13:50 News

The University of Nottingham will look at the ways in which polymers and biopolymers can be used in medical contexts at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition in July. Davide De Focatiis offers a sneak preview of what the exhibition holds. more

8 Jun 2016 10:42 News

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Image: Melanie Gonick/MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) engineers have designed a sticky, stretchy, hydrogel that can incorporate temperature sensors, electronics and tiny, drug-delivering reservoirs and channels more

9 Dec 2015 16:09 Technology

A new report says that despite their limitations, the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors could put bio-based polymers to good use. more

1 Apr 2015 14:45 Technology

Biome

Source: Biome Bioplastics.

UK bioplastics manufacturer Biome Bioplastics has a UK member of parliament and manufacturers and the Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum in promoting the varied applications of biotechnology at a London exhibition. more

6 Aug 2013 11:00 News 1 Comments