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By Eileen De Guire / September 4, 2012

Check these out … Waste cooking oil makes bioplastics cheaper ‘Bioplastics’ that are naturally synthesized by microbes could be made commercially viable by using waste cooking oil as a starting material. This would reduce environmental contamination and also give high-quality plastics suitable for medical implants, according to scientists presenting their work at the Society for…

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Gallium nitride shows promise for biomedical implants

By Eileen De Guire / November 14, 2011

Scanning electron microscope image of cell growth on gallium nitride that has been coated with peptides. Credit: Albena Ivanisevic, North Carolina State University. We live in good times, medically speaking. Creaky, painful knees and hips can be replaced. Arteries can be held open with stents. A variety of implants hold us together, stabilize our heartbeats,…

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