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Biomolecular Materials That Talk and Listen
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-10-10)
"Smart" or "intelligent" materials are those that reversibly change their structural and functional properties in response to environmental signals such as a change in temperature. Nature has itself perfected smart polymers ...
Smart Biomaterials Inspired by Nature's Mechanisms
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-29)
Control over the soluble signals that cells encounter in their local environment is a common theme in natural tissue formation, and also an emerging theme in functional tissue engineering strategies. This concept is ...