Nanoscale analysis and nanoindenation applied in bones and other mineralized biological materials enable a new window into the fine details of mechanical behaviour at extremely small scales.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1931 | 25 Jun 2007
Bionanotechnology is a result of the convergence of biotechnology and nanotechnology. The challenges associated with this field are discussed including the creation of materials and devices designed...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1242 | 19 May 2005
The unique properties of buckytubes can be attributed in part to their structure. The structure of these materials, naming conventions and properties of different tube types are described. Buckytube...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=983 | 17 Jun 2004
Buckytubes have potential applications in fields such as field emitters, conductive polymers, energy storage, molecular electronics, thermal materials, structural composites, fibres and fabrics,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=980 | 17 Jun 2004
It is the properties and structure of buckytubes and other fullerene materials that make them of interest. Electrical, thermal and mechanical properties are covered as are chemistry and molecular...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=9 | 23 Sep 2003
Bio-ceramics (alumina and zirconia based ceramics) are widely used as femoral heads in total hip replacements (THR) as an alternative to metal devices. Unfortunately, the orthopaedic community...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=28369 | 25 Sep 2013
Carnegie Mellon University's
Bone Tissue Engineering Center is working to help soldiers who have lost limbs
CMU's Jeffrey O. Hollinger, director of the center, and Professor...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=20365 | 4 Nov 2010
VA Research is dedicated to restoring injured Veterans to their greatest possible functional capacity in their families, communities, and work places. For those who lost limbs from combat traumas or...
Modern tissue engineering developed at the University
of Michigan could improve the function of prosthetic hands and possibly
restore the sense of touch for injured patients.
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=14164 | 15 Oct 2009
The futuristic technology of the Six Million Dollar Man -specifically
a part metal and part flesh human being - won't be exclusive to Hollywood
anymore. While the main character in the Six...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=9599 | 27 Jan 2009