Polymerized estrogen shown to protect nervous system cells

Medical researchers have demonstrated how estrogen — a natural hormone produced in the body — can be polymerized into a slow-releasing biomaterial and applied to nervous system cells to protect those cells and even promote regeneration

Smart contact lenses power up

Supercapacitors and antennae for wireless charging can be deposited directly onto the surface of a contact lens, paving the way towards multifunctional smart contact lenses