A team of researchers has developed a revolutionary new method for treating type 1 diabetes. Inspired by a spider’s web, the team created an easily implantable nanoporous thread that can hold hundreds of thousands of insulin-producing islet cells and be easily removed when they need to come out.

?A team of researchers has developed a revolutionary new method for treating type 1 diabetes. Inspired by a spider?s web the team created an easily implantable nanoporous thread that can hold hundreds of thousands of insulin-producing islet cells and be easily removed when they need to come out.

https://newatlas.com/removable-thread-islet-cells-diabetes/52797/

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website, NutritionTheory.org

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