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Biomedical LCD Screens
Recycling Discarded Screens for Tissue Regeneration

By: Katie Cordrey (Rockstar) Jul 15, 09

LCD television and computer screens can be recycled into a medicinal compound that can be used for medical purposes like tissue regeneration, pills and drug-delivering dressings.

LCD screens contain a material that can be converted to a material called, ‘expanded PVA.’ The expanded PVA can be used in biomedicine because it doesn’t cause an immune response in humans.

Recycling LCD screens solves both medical and environmental challenges by addressing the needs of medicine and keeping eWaste from filling landfills.

Source: eurekalert.org
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