The Missouri Science and Technology just unveiled a new cotton candy-like material made from glass fibers that is capable of healing difficult to treat wounds. The soft, fluffy substance can be placed over a wound, where it melts into the tissue to provide critical elements that support blood vessel productivity, improved healing. The discovery heralds wide-ranging applications ranging from new treatments for diabetic and anemic patients to advanced wound dressings that can be administered by emergency medical technicians.
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