8. now: Bio-patch by 2030: plas­ters that heal bone

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It’s still in de­vel­op­ment, but the Univer­sity

of Iowa’s Bio-patch uses a combo of col­la­gen and DNA-in­fused nanopar­ti­cles to re­grow dam­aged bone. So far it’s only been tested on an­i­mals, but its frac­ture­fix­ing plas­ters could one day make it to your home’s first aid kit.

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