Silk-reinforced scaffold holds promise in regenerative medicine

Researchers at Tufts University have created a biodegradable scaffold that they say could have broad regenerative medicine uses, including tissue and bone repair after a disease or accident. The scaffold, which derives its strength from tiny silk fibers, has demonstrated the ability to aid cell responses tied to bone formation in an artificial setting.

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