News - 1 Feb 2008
Tissue engineered bone and skin grafts, synthetic heart
valves, ceramic hip replacements… surgery is turning us into
bionic people. But the Achilles' heel in the prosthetic repertoire...
News - 15 Apr 2013
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V.'s ("AMG", EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") AMG Engineering unit, ALD Vacuum Technologies GmbH ("ALD") announces that it has...
News - 5 May 2009
The National Institute of Standards
and Technology (NIST) last week issued its first reference materials to
support the new and growing field of tissue engineering for medicine. The new...
News - 21 Aug 2008
Plastic coatings could someday help neural implants treat conditions as diverse
as Parkinson's disease and macular degeneration.
The coatings encourage neurons in the body to grow and connect...
News - 2 Mar 2017
A portable, lightweight nanofiber fabrication device that could at some point in time be used to dress shoppers in customizable fabrics or dress wounds on a battlefield has been developed by...
News - 16 Jun 2009
In the clothing industry it's common to mix natural and synthetic fibers.
Take cotton and add polyester to make clothing that's soft, breathable and wrinkle
Now researchers at the...
News - 24 Sep 2014
Carbon nanotubes serve as bridges that allow electrical signals to pass unhindered through new pediatric heart-defect patches invented at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital.
A team led...
News - 9 Jul 2013
As sports injuries go, a torn tendon ranks right up there: searing pain, followed by a protracted period of healing that often lasts for months. If the rupture is severe there's surgery...
News - 17 Feb 2014
One factor that makes glioblastoma cancers so difficult to treat is that malignant cells from the tumors spread throughout the brain by following nerve fibers and blood vessels to invade new...
Article - 6 Dec 2013
Electrospinning is the key process used in the formation of nanofibers. The dissolution of the drugs in a polymer solution has to be performed using different solvents such as acids, alcohols, water,...