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Graphene pairs with alumina for strong, wear-resistant ceramic composite

By April Gocha / April 10, 2015

New research suggests a simple solution to improve the wear resistance, fracture tolerance, and conductivity of alumina ceramic—the addition of graphene.

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Biocompatible glass-ceramic implants may help hips live past expiration dates

By April Gocha / May 13, 2014

A new biocompatible glass ceramic implant technology may be able to replace metal acetabular cups in hip implants and improve flexibility and implant lifetime in hip replacement patients.

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