Hydrogel

A hydrogel is a crosslinked hydrophilic polymer that does not dissolve in water. They are highly absorbent yet maintain well defined structures. These properties underpin several applications, especially in the biomedical area. Many hydrogels are synthetic, but some are derived from nature.

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Researchers Create Snake Venom Hydrogel that Rapidly Stops Uncontrolled Bleeding

This long-lasting hydrogel could be used to replace damaged human tissues

New Hydrogel Tablet Can Rapidly Purify Contaminated Water

Hydrogel tablet can purify a liter of river water in an hour

Blueprint for Robust Artificial Tissues: Synthetic Hydrogel Mimics Lobster Underbelly’s Stretch and Strength

Oxygen-delivering hydrogel accelerates diabetic wound healing

Injected hydrogel could help regenerate damaged cartilage in joints

Hydrogel improves stem cell survival in treating Parkinson’s disease in mice

Hydrogel composite developed to help protective gear rapidly degrade toxic nerve agents

Hydrogel composite developed to help protective gear rapidly degrade toxic nerve agents

'Hydrogel-based flexible brain-machine interface'

'Hydrogel-based flexible brain-machine interface'

Bioinspired mineralization of calcium carbonate in peptide hydrogel

Bio-inspired hydrogel protects the heart from post-op adhesions

Bio-Inspired Hydrogel Protects the Heart From Adhering to Surrounding Tissue After Surgery

Bio-inspired hydrogel protects the heart from post-op adhesions

Nanoengineered heartbeat via a semi-conductive hydrogel

Biocompatible hydrogel materials can rapidly recover from mechanical stress

Novel hydrogel carriers for anti-cancer drugs offer new hope for cancer treatment

Novel "hydrogel" carriers for anti-cancer drugs offer new hope for cancer treatment