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April 8th, 2005

Research team develops gel to grow blood vessels

Abstract:
With new nanotechnology developed by a Northwestern research team, blood vessels could be created to heal tears or blockage with a simple injection.

The team of doctors and students have discovered a way to grow blood vessels through the injection of nanofibers and proteins. The nanotechnology works by "self-assembly," meaning the liquid becomes a gel-like solid on its own.

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