Tuesday, 11 December 2012

DARPA foam fights internal bleeding

DARPA foam fights internal bleeding:
Animation still of the DARPA foam being injected
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is developing a foam that can be injected into the body cavities of battlefield wounded to protect them from internal abdominal bleeding. The agency hopes that when perfected, this polyurethane polymer foam will help the wounded to survive the critical minutes needed to transport them to proper surgical facilities for treatment. .. Continue Reading DARPA foam fights internal bleeding

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