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Bioceramics isolated from Jaws may someday fix your jaw

By April Gocha / May 5, 2015

Researchers at the University of Vigo’s Institute of Biomedical Research of Vigo (Spain) have shown that bioceramics isolated from shark teeth can potentially help regenerate human bone tissue.

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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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Video of the week: 3D printing of bone-like scaffolds

By Eileen De Guire / December 1, 2011

Professor Susmita Bose uses 3D printing to make bone-like scaffolds from tricalcium phosphate. Credit: Washington State University; YouTube. We’ve written several posts recently on additive manufacturing of ceramics for heavy manufacturing (investment casting molds) and artistic designs (espresso coffee cups). New work by a Washington State University group further demonstrates the utility of rapid manufacturing…

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