Interesting story, Ann. I'm assuming that these new pressure sensitive adhesives not only do a good job of sticking to the skin, but also go a long way in pain-free removal. Funny timing given that I just had a conversation with my 14-year son asking me to get some sort of special bandage that will stick to his skin, but won't hurt coming off to to dress the wounds he got from a recent longboard accident. Too bad the technology wasn't commercialized and already available in the local drug store!
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
The US Congress has extended an important tax credit for solar energy, a move that’s good news for future investments in this type of alternative energy and for many stakeholders in the solar industry.
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