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Recovered LCD television screens could rebuild human body

Discarded LCD television screens could be recycled to help regenerate parts of the body, according to research by the University of York.Chemical compound polyvinyl-alcohol (PVA), which is a key element of television sets with liquid crystal displays, can be transformed into a substance suitable for use in tissue scaffolds. It can also be used in pills and dressings, which are designed to target parts of the body.