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Video: Banishing bacteria on biomedical implants—Graphene spikes slice and dice, could prevent infection

By April Gocha / April 18, 2018

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have devised a way to contract graphene to kill bacteria on the surface of biomedical implants, using a thin layer of atomically thin graphene spikes to slice bacteria apart.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 9, 2016

Graphene cracks glass corrosion, spacecraft nuclear batteries get a boost from new materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 9, 2016.

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Patient stories inspire at Innovations in Biomedical Materials meeting

By April Gocha / August 2, 2016

Last weekend’s Innovations in Biomedical Materials conference in Chicago, Ill., brought together around 100 scientists, medical professionals, and biomedical technology manufacturers and marketers to discuss the latest findings on new materials for biomedical applications, with a focus on cross-pollination to develop emerging technologies into marketable biomedical products.

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Nanorattles of silica-encased silver nanoparticles may improve biomedical implants

By April Gocha / February 17, 2014

Swiss scientists generate nanorattles of silver nanoparticles encased in silica shells as potential antimicrobial coatings on biomedical implants.

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