Where Curiosity Leads-marshmallows

Where Curiosity Leads-marshmallows

close-up of lumps of biofoam

Like soft sponges, these lumps of biofoam can be compressed and put into a wound, where they will expand to fill the space. That seals the wound, curtails bleeding, and promotes healing. Over time, the biofoam breaks down into glucose, which is absorbed by the body.

IMAGE: Patrick Mansell