New Modification Method Could Bring Lifesaving Medications to Market

A safe and efficient technique using cellulose to get drugs to safely reach their target to save lives was created. Xiangtao Meng, a fourth-year graduate student in the College of Natural Resources and Environment has developed a new technique that can get drugs to market, and to patients, that would otherwise fail. Taking medications orally is typically much more practical for patients than methods like intravenous injections, but the bioavailability of a drug the amount that actually rea...
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Screen print photos onto textiles using Lumi app, dye, and sunlight

Lumi is a Kickstarter project that wants to put the power of textile printing in your hands. Using your smartphone apps and few equipment, you can get a custom print on various fabrics with just the power of sunlight. The Lumi Process goes something like this. Take a picture with the free Lumityper app and convert it into a black and white negative photo. With the starter package, you will receive an 11 x 17-inch (A3) size copier film to take to your local copy store and print the negative. A...
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Sugru: First ever Moldable Glue that Turns into Rubber

Sugru is a moldable putty made out of silicone rubber and can be used to repair electronics along with its many other uses. Designer-inventor Jane Ni Dhulchaointigh’s unique silicone technology, Sugru feels like play-dough, and it's that easy to use too. Sugru is a moldable putty made out of silicone rubber and can be used to repair electronics along with its many other uses. The product adheres to many surfaces, fills in gaps better than most glues and sets in 30 minutes giving you tim...
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