As iconic brands, cities and even countries join the crusade to “stop sucking” and ban plastic straws, let's take a trip down memory lane and explore the evolution of drinking straws. Our journey begins a few thousand years ago with the Sumerians.
The polyamide, polyolefin and cellulose (PAPC) compounds have absorbable qualities for improved adhesion to coatings that can promote tissue and bone growth while reducing infections, according to the company.
A polymeric “smart probe” developed by researchers at Tel Aviv University may be able to help surgeons locate cancer cells more precisely and remove more of them in a single procedure than ever before.
AMB (Broakulla, Sweden) is investing approximately $5.5 million to expand its medical manufacturing capabilities, including the installation of a new cleanroom. It’s one of the single biggest investments in the company’s 70-year history.