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Electrophoretic deposition coats metal implants with glass fibers to improve bone-to-implant bonding

By April Gocha / April 17, 2018

An international team of researchers has developed a feasible approach to add bioactivity to metallic biomedical implant surfaces, using electrophoretic deposition to form coatings comprised of oriented bioactive phosphate glass fibers.

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A new spin on additive manufacturing: Rotational 3-D printing controls fiber orientation to print stronger functional composites

By April Gocha / January 18, 2018

Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a novel 3-D printing technique that adds another dimension of control to additively manufactured composites—local microstructural control.

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Materials science among the main attractions at Ohio State Fair

By Stephanie Liverani / August 11, 2015

ACerS and Ohio State University’s Materials Science and Engineering department teamed up to participate in the 2015 Technology and Engineering Showcase at the Ohio State Fair, making materials science a main attraction.

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Glass fibers weave supersonic strength into ballistic panels for world’s fastest vehicle

By April Gocha / March 18, 2015

The Bloodhound Project hopes its new supersonic rocket-powered car will obliterate the world record by rocketing to 1,000 mph.

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Beyond data transfer: Fiber optics deliver light to the brain to treat jet lag and insomnia

By April Gocha / February 11, 2015

Researchers at Vanderbilt University may have found yet another use for optical fibers—to treat Circadian rhythm problems, including insomnia and jet lag.

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University of Missouri’s blast-resistant glass

By / October 15, 2009

This new video from the University of Missouri demonstrates a special explosion-resistant glass that may offer protection to federal buildings, other critical infrastructures and even residences vulnerable to hurricanes.

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