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Spider web inspired implantable "string" could control diabetes

Dubbed TRAFFIC (Thread-Reinforced Alginate Fiber for Islets enCapsulation), this implantable thread is a potentially game-changing medical ...

A team of researchers has developed a revolutionary new method for treating type 1 diabetes. Inspired by a spider's web the team created an easily implantable nanoporous thread that can hold hundreds of thousands of insulin-producing islet cells and be easily removed when they need to come out.

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Category: Medical

  • Cornell University
  • Diabetes
  • Insulin
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