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Probiotic hydrogels heal gut wounds other bandages can’t reach

Joshi’s and other laboratories have previously harnessed commensal strains of E. coli to secrete biofilm-forming nanofibers, and as living foundries for the fabrication of pharmaceuticals, fine chemicals, or substances that can help with environmental remediation by engineering the CsgA protein that the bacteria secrete, which self-assembles into curli nanofibers in the extracellular environment. In these… Read More »

Need an audiologist but can’t travel? Telehealth may be an option

Imagine that you have put off hearing aids because you don’t live near an audiologist. But your primary care doctor now has audiology equipment in her office. She tells you that you could have your hearing tested via computer equipment that connects to an audiologist hundreds of miles away. To pick up your hearing aids, or make adjustments,… Read More »