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Bioactive glass enriched with fluoride, phosphates could be next material to treat dental caries

By Faye Oney / July 21, 2017

Researchers in Europe have discovered that bioactive glass enriched with fluoride and phosphates are more effective than Bioglass 45S5 in accelerating remineralization of dentin—leading to the possibility of its inclusion in new restorative dental materials.

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New ceramic scaffold materials promise better bone repair by stimulating the immune system

By April Gocha / August 5, 2016

Researchers at Drexel University (Philadelphia, Pa.), along with collaborators at the University of Sydney in Australia, are looking to the body’s immune system for insight into why some ceramic scaffold materials promote healing better than others.

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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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Hench Festschrift celebrates researcher and shows evolving impact of bioactive glasses

By Eileen De Guire / July 18, 2016

The June 2016 issue of The International Journal of Applied Glass Science Festschrift honors the memory of Larry L. Hench and celebrates the impact of his work.

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Bioglass stretches further, shows promise for cartilage repair

By April Gocha / May 26, 2016

Researchers at Imperial College London are making strides towards one day being able to fix cartilage with a new formulation of bioglass that bends and bounces.

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BioMin bioglass toothpaste may better protect sensitive teeth and find its way into US market

By April Gocha / May 17, 2016

News from Queen Mary University of London reports that U.K. scientists have developed a new and improved bioglass toothpaste formulation called BioMin, which can address tooth sensitivity and help prevent tooth decay and acid erosion.

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Bringing the bounce: Unusual chemical structure gives new metallic glass material its elasticity

By Stephanie Liverani / May 5, 2016

Engineers at the University of Southern California, University of California, San Diego, and the California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, Calif.) created a new metallic glass material with an unusual chemical structure that makes it incredibly hard and yet elastic.

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Bioglass goes big: Bioactive glass repairs large bone defects

By April Gocha / January 11, 2016

A team of researchers from Shanghai Jiaotong University and Tongji University in China and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in Calif. has developed a technique for producing bioglass scaffolds that alone can successfully repair large defects in load-bearing bones.

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Video: Discovery UK showcases bioglass to repair human bodies

By April Gocha / October 14, 2015

This short video from Discovery UK about scientific breakthroughs that repair the human body is centered around Larry Hench’s initial discovery of bioglass.

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Bioactive glasses burgeon into soft tissue applications—and other stories—in the August ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / July 23, 2015

The August issue of the ACerS Bulletin, now available online, features a cover story all about bioactive glasses for soft tissue applications.

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