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Indian scientists find material for quick wound healing

10 March 2012

NEW DELHI: Indian scientists have found a new material with surprising self-healing properties that can be exploited to tailor a quick wound healing patch for soldiers in conflict zones or victims of a bomb blast.

…Self-healing properties of hydrogels – a jelly-like cross-linked polymer that absorbs water – were reported in the March 5 issue of the “Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences”.

Mashelkar and his colleagues at Pune-based National Chemical Laboratory who researched on hydrogels for years are quite excited to discover its new self-healing properties that open up the possibility of many exciting medical applications such as tissue adhesives…..

Read more: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/233483/indian-scientists-find-material-quick.html

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Written by csirindia

March 11, 2012 at 12:52 pm

Posted in NCL

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