Tag Archives: Wounds

Probiotic hydrogels heal gut wounds other bandages can’t reach

Joshi’s and other laboratories have previously harnessed commensal strains of E. coli to secrete biofilm-forming nanofibers, and as living foundries for the fabrication of pharmaceuticals, fine chemicals, or substances that can help with environmental remediation by engineering the CsgA protein that the bacteria secrete, which self-assembles into curli nanofibers in the extracellular environment. In these… Read More »

Show Them Your Wounds

—It’s been a very popular thing to encourage men to do lately, but as a man showing vulnerability is a difficult concept to grasp. Although I agree in principle, I’ve never liked the word vulnerable. To me, it always makes me think of weak and I have too much pride flowing through my veins to… Read More »