A new magnetic gel could heal diabetic wounds faster, reduce the rates of recurrence, and lower the incidents of limb amputations.
A solution that transforms into a hydrogel and releases a steady dose of an anti-HIV drug could eliminate the need for a daily pill to prevent AIDS.
A new hydrogel uses hot air to create clean drinking water using nothing but energy from sunlight.
Medication delivered by a new gel cured 100% of mice with an aggressive brain cancer, according to a new study. Could it work for humans?
Currently in development for implants, a new lab-made cartilage gel may be better than the real thing for relief from stiff, achy knees.
The need to keep vaccines cold makes global shipping a challenge. Researchers say their hydrogel approach could change that.
A new material can deliver medications on demand and only when bacteria are present. The advance could be particularly helpful for wound dressings.
A hydrogel appears to offer a temporary, hospitable environment that helps activate modified immune cells attack cancer.