Biomaterials Science

Biomaterials Science is an international, high impact journal bringing together the molecular and mesoscopic interactions of biomaterials and their potential applications. The journal is a collaborative venture between RSC Publishing and the Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan. The broad scope of the journal ranges from the fundamental science of biomaterials to their biomedical applications.

Publisher
Royal Society of Chemistry
Website
http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Journals/JournalIssues/bm

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Oncology & Cancer

Microcapsules for targeted drug delivery to cancer cells

A team of scientists from Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) together with their colleagues developed a method of targeted drug delivery to cancer cells. The discovery is based on the use of mesenchymal ...

Medications

Gene therapy: Development of new DNA transporters

Scientists at the Institute of Pharmacy at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have developed new delivery vehicles for future gene therapies. A team of researchers led by Dr. Christian Wölk are using artificial ...

Cardiology

Heart tissues of different origins can 'beat' in sync

Researchers from MIPT and the University of Bonn have shown that heart tissues of different origins can contract in sync. In a series of experiments, they first merged two rat tissues of different ages and then combined rat ...

Other

Antibiotic-infused implants designed to help faces heal

Rice University researchers developing temporary implants for facial reconstruction are incorporating a unique way to deliver time-released antibiotics to ward off infection while a patient heals.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Smart nanofibers to treat kidney failure

A new technique for purifying blood using a nanofiber mesh could prove useful as a cheap, wearable alternative to kidney dialysis. The newly-fabricated nanofiber mesh for the removal of toxins from the blood, made by WPI-MANA ...