To Lube Or Not To Lube: A Review Of Biotribological Treatments
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Benjamin G. Cooper, is Co-founder of Articulate Biosciences.  Cooper is a  biomaterials scientist with experience in product development, business development, and go-to-market strategy.

                       

To Lube Or Not To Lube: A Review Of Biotribological Treatments

The field of biology is intimately connected to mechanics. In other words, life requires motion. And where there is motion, there is usually friction. Friction, or the resistance of one surface to move over another, can sometimes be a beneficial phenomenon; it allows our cars to grip the road, our fingers to grip objects, and our sneakers to grip the floor when we change directions. In these cases, the presence of a lubricant, or an agent that reduces friction, can...

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