Fiber medicine

IME Medical Electrospinning Helps Shape the First Fiber-Based Medical Scaffolding Standard, Published by ASTM International

The need for standardization of fiber-based scaffolds was identified in 2019, during the workshop on Characterization of fiber-based scaffolds: challenges, progress and future directions.1. This workshop was initiated by a consortium of industry leaders such as Medtronic, academic institutes, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Following the consortium’s findings, a working group was formed, facilitated by […]

Fiber medicine

A new design approach for manufacturing carbon fibers with optimized orientation and thickness reduces the weight of fiber-reinforced plastics

Carbon is vital for the existence of all living organisms, as it forms the basis of all organic molecules which, in turn, form the basis of all living things. While that alone is impressive enough, it has recently found surprisingly new applications in disciplines such as aerospace and civil engineering with the development of carbon […]

Fiber foods

3 High Fiber Foods You Can Eat Nonstop And Never Gain A Single Pound

Most dieticians and nutritionists stress the importance of having plenty of fiber in your diet, but do any of us really understand why? Most people think of fiber as an important step in maintaining regular digestion, but the truth is, the benefits go far beyond that. Fiber plays an important role in weight loss because […]

Fiber foods

Noodles enriched with dietary fiber by advanced technology remain tasty

Figure 1: Graphical representation of the experimental parameters (left) and attributes (right) studied in this research. Credit: National University of Singapore NUS food scientists have demonstrated that finely ground wheat bran can be added up to 20% to Asian wheat noodles without compromising organoleptic acceptance. This can be an effective approach to promoting a higher […]