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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 9, 2017

From greenhouse gas to 3-D surface-microporous graphene, engineers produce long lasting energy density battery, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 9, 2017.

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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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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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Strong yet light: Ceramic-polymer composite microstructures built using 3D laser lithography

By April Gocha / February 12, 2014

German group builds high-strength low-density ceramic-polymer composite microstructures using 3D laser lithography.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / February 11, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest

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Update: Novel methods of synthesizing amorphous calcium phosphate for biomedical applications

By April Gocha / February 7, 2014

A. Cuneyt Tas reports novel methods for the deposition of amorphous calcium phosphate on titanium.

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New coextrusion process for making 3D highly porous materials from alumina–camphene slurry

By Eileen De Guire / February 4, 2014

Korean researchers report on a new coextrusion process for making 3D highly porous materials from alumina–camphene slurry.

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Trends in innovation and regulation of ceramics for biomedical applications

By Eileen De Guire / December 17, 2013

  A tenacious wound healed with Mo-Sci’s DermaFuse bioglass. Credit: Mo-Sci. Most people think of “health care professionals” as their physicians, nurses, therapists, and other health care staff. However, many of the therapies in doctors’ toolkits come from health care professionals of a different stripe—scientists and engineers who develop biomedical materials and medical devices. Could…

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ICG, Wiley offer primer on bio-glasses

By / January 15, 2013

The International Commission on Glass and Wiley are offering a relatively new book that is meant to serve as an introduction for undergraduate and graduate students to the burgeoning field of glass materials designed for medical and biological uses. While I haven’t read Bio-Glasses—An Introduction, a summary of the book suggests that it is a…

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