Tiny "nanotubes" that assemble themselves using the same chemistry as DNA could be ideal for creating better artificial joints and other body implants. Posted April 13 2004
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=758 | 16 Apr 2004
For orthopaedic implants to be successful, bone must meld to
the metal that these artificial hips, knees and shoulders are made of.
A team of Brown University engineers, led by
Thomas Webster, has...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=4959 | 18 Sep 2007
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on how the NanoWizard AFM is being applied in the study of...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=28801 | 19 Nov 2013
People often have strong opinions on the "right" firmness of mattresses
for themselves, and, as it turns out, some cell types have similar preferences
for their support structures....
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=17683 | 25 May 2010
Bacteria readily adhere on all types of surfaces and form biofilms. The biofilm protects the colonizing microorganisms and thus, bacteria in a biofilm can be several orders of magnitude more resistant...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2599 | 18 May 2010
In work that could jumpstart the promising field of cell therapy, in which cells are transplanted into the body to treat a variety of diseases and tissue defects, researchers at Brigham and Women's...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=21473 | 4 Feb 2011
A research team, co-headed by Dr. Woo Lee and Dr. Hongjun Wang of Stevens Institute of Technology, has published a paper describing a new method that generates three-dimensional (3D) tissue models for...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=19882 | 7 Oct 2010
When the fluoride modified OsseoSpeed implant was launched in 2004 it was based on solid pre-clinical and clinical documentation and in order to fully understand and utilize the full potential of...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=3834 | 14 Mar 2007
Every year nearly 6.2 million bone fractures occur in the United States as a result of trauma and disease. Current standards for bone repair can lead to rapid bone fusion but with limited mechanical...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=18906 | 5 Aug 2010
Titanium and its alloys have a leg up on all other materials used to make
the orthopedic implants used by surgeons to repair damaged bones and joints.
They are light, super-strong, and...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=17579 | 18 May 2010