Chinese Academy of Sciences

Frank inspiration: Hot dogs inspire 3D-printed bioceramic structure to repair bone

By April Gocha / October 8, 2019

An international team of scientists developed a unique 3D printing process to fabricate bioceramic structures—reminiscent of hot dogs—that frankly could be a fantastic solution to repair large bone defects.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / August 21, 2019

Damaged hearts rewired with nanotube fibers, precast concrete cures in 24 hours, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 21, 2019.

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No pressure, no problem—researchers create transparent nanoceramics using pressureless crystallization

By Lisa McDonald / July 16, 2019

Transparent ceramics offer advantages over conventional glass and single-crystal technologies—could transparent nanoceramics be even more advantageous? Researchers show how pressureless glass crystallization could offer an easier way to synthesize transparent nanoceramics.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / February 20, 2019

Flaws of battery fast charging, skin wound regeneration with bioactive nanoparticles, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 20, 2019.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / February 13, 2019

Nanoparticles may promote cancer metastasis, ceramic sensors for bridge strain, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 13, 2019.

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Phase diagram provides unified map of glass response to strain

By Lisa McDonald / January 15, 2019

How does glass respond to strain? Researchers developed a phase diagram to understand the relationship between strain in glass and deformation behavior.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / November 28, 2018

Sulphur-based batteries, ceramics for fire-resistant cladding core, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 28, 2018.

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Environmentally friendly batteries use electrodes from rusty stainless steel

By Faye Oney / June 23, 2017

A research group in China has created electrodes for potassium-ion batteries made from rusty stainless steel mesh. The result is an environmentally friendly, stable, and less expensive battery suitable for electronic devices.

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Successful poster session at HTCMC 9, GFMAT 2016 in Toronto, Canada

By Eileen De Guire / July 1, 2016

The HTCMC-GFMAT poster session was outstanding and provided an excellent opportunity for many researchers to present their most recent work with each other.

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As US research funding remains mostly flat, China bets big with new budget

By Jessica McMathis / March 31, 2014

China’s counting on science to propel its economy forward and is betting big with a new budget that will help get it done.

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