marzo, 2017

A new material can sensing chemicals

A new material can sensing chemicals

Engineers and biologists at MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have designed a new “living material”: a sheet of hydrogel injected with live cells genetically programmed to light up the presence of certain chemicals. This material can sensing chemicals both in the environment and in the human body. “With this design, people can put different types of bacteria in these devices to...

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Patent for natural fireproof textile fibers

Patent for natural fireproof textile fibers

The use of synthetic fabrics fireproof for the decor is now indispensable, given the new requirements in terms of safety. However, the negative influences that synthetics fabrics cause on the internal microclimate aren’t negligible. The tissues of naturally derived, on the contrary, can act positively on human health and ensure the health of the surrounding environment; these tissues are in...

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