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An algae serum is being used to treat wounded animals — And humans could be next

[USA] Joe Landolina has always been a bit of a science nerd. Growing up he’d spend hours at his grandparents’ winery, finding plants in the vineyard and trying to see what he could extract from them. It was while he was tinkering with algae that the then 17-year-old discovered a liquid that would change into a solid quickly. Continue reading An algae serum is being used to treat wounded animals — And humans could be next

VetiGel: Algae-Based Polymer Invented By Teenager Stops Bleeding In Seconds

[USA] Twenty-two-year-old Joe Landolina is one remarkable young man.

When Landolina was just 17, he created VetiGel, an algae-based polymer that stops a wound from bleeding. He is now the cofounder and CEO of the Continue reading VetiGel: Algae-Based Polymer Invented By Teenager Stops Bleeding In Seconds