Injectable Sponge Delivers Drugs, Cells, and Structure, Harvard University Study  
11/14/2012 6:48:06 AM

Bioengineers at Harvard have developed a gel-based sponge that can be molded to any shape, loaded with drugs or stem cells, compressed to a fraction of its size, and delivered via injection. Once inside the body, it pops back to its original shape and gradually releases its cargo, before safely degrading.