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A window to the brain: Biocompatible ceramics open clear options for ultrasonic brain treatment

By April Gocha / August 29, 2017

An international group of researchers has a clear idea for a solution to deliver noninvasive ultrasound brain treatment to patients—a transparent ceramic window implanted into the skull that would allow continued ultrasonic therapy delivered directly to the brain.

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Under Armour’s bioceramic pajamas heal Tom Brady’s body while he sleeps

By April Gocha / January 19, 2017

Athletic apparel maker Under Armor unveiled a bioceramic-laden line of sleepwear at CES 2017, touting the line’s endorsement by famed football player Tom Brady.

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Killer silicon nitride: Bioceramic slaughters bacteria, could now help fight gum disease

By April Gocha / May 9, 2016

According to the American Chemical Society, silicon nitride’s super antibacterial abilities may soon bring the material into your mouth to build better dental implants and help fight gum disease.

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Infographic: Your call—Our top stories from the past 365 days

By April Gocha / January 13, 2015

ACerS editors Eileen, Jessica, and April all have weighed in over the past few weeks about their reflections or predictions regarding the coming of 2015—but what say you?

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Sintered hydroxyapatite pellets may be suitable stand-in for bone

By April Gocha / September 25, 2014

Researchers from Murdoch University in Australia show that hydroxyapatite pellets, sintered at just the right temperature to get a balance between porosity and strength, can be a suitable material for bone implants.

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Laser-engineered bioceramic coatings help connect bone and implant

By Martin Grolms / August 6, 2010

Samples of textures achieved with laser-engineered bioceramic coatings. These coatingscan provide a 3D topographic cue and appropriate chemistry suitable for load bearingimplant applications. Credit: Narendra Dohotre. Surfaces of artificial implants that mimic natural structures are expected to improve biocompatibility by enhancing the connection between the living bone and the surface. The challenge is to create…

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Prashant Kumta on nanoceramics for bone regeneration and protein transport

By / April 29, 2010

Prashant Kumta has been a pioneer in the use of
nanoceramic materials for bone regeneration and to bind and transpor
proteins and protein-like substances into cells.

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Video of the week: Prashant Kumta on nanoceramics for bone regeneration and protein transport

By / April 28, 2010

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/kumta_nanobioceramics.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/kumta_nanobioceramics.jpg}] ACerS Fellow Prashant Kumta has been a pioneer in the use of nanoceramic materials for bone regeneration and to bind and transport proteins and protein-like substances into cells. Kumta, who teaches at both Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh’s Schools of Engineering and Dental Medicine, discusses how his interest…

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ICACC’11 Call For Papers

By / April 12, 2010

Submit your abstract today. ICACC’11 showcases cutting-edge research and product developments in
advanced ceramics, armor ceramics, solid oxide fuel cells, ceramic coatings, bioceramics and more.

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Linda Pinckney on glass–ceramic applications

By / April 8, 2010

If you have a glass-top stove, you may have wondered why the rest of the glass stays cool when you have only one burner turned on.

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