Terumo introduces patch-type insulin pump

Terumo’s product name is Medisafe With”, weighs 34 g and has a body slightly larger than a match box. It must be replaced every 3 days. From the main body, a plastic needle stabs into the skin. Insulin is injected from here, and adjusted using a remote control...

NEDO consortium manufactures golf balls from Eucommia-derived biomass

A group from Hitachi Zosen and Casco Co., under a NEDO contract, used a Eucommia (Euophorbia)-derived trans-polyisoprene polymer as a new biomaterial to prepare golf balls („Biospin“) which will be marketed from April 2018. The process includes vulcanization and...