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Electrophoretic deposition coats metal implants with glass fibers to improve bone-to-implant bonding

By April Gocha / April 17, 2018

An international team of researchers has developed a feasible approach to add bioactivity to metallic biomedical implant surfaces, using electrophoretic deposition to form coatings comprised of oriented bioactive phosphate glass fibers.

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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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Spark plasma sintering welds graphene into 3-D structures to replace bone

By April Gocha / September 16, 2016

Researchers at Rice University (Houston, Texas) aren’t missing out on graphene’s skeletal potential—using spark plasma sintering of graphene flakes, the researchers fabricated 3-D porous solids from that they say will make an excellent bone replacement material.

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Video of the week: Biomedical applications of multifunctional nanomaterial systems

By / March 2, 2010

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/toprak_drugdelivery.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/toprak_drugdelivery.jpg}] I got a chance to interview Muhammet Toprak at the recent ICACC’10 conference. Toprak is a researcher in the Multifunctional Materials Division of the KTH – Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. In this video, Toprak discusses his work as part of a cross-functional team that is working to assemble and…

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