News - 9 May 2013
A new "solder" for laser welding of tissue during surgical operations has the potential to produce stronger seals and expand use of this alternative to conventional sutures and stapling...
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 - 10 Sep 2013
Electronic sutures that monitor surgical incisions for healing and infection. Electronic films that cling to the heart like shrink wrap, monitoring and regulating the heartbeat and alerting the...
News - 29 Aug 2013
A plastic material already used in absorbable surgical sutures and other medical devices shows promise for continuous administration of antibiotics to patients with brain infections, scientists are...
News - 4 May 2010
Airmen's traumatic battlefield injuries may be more effectively treated by using a new light-activated technology developed as a result of research managed by Air Force Office of Scientific Research...
News - 17 Mar 2010
Since its development in China thousands of years ago, silk from silkworms,
spiders and other insects has been used for high-end, luxury fabrics as well
as for parachutes and medical sutures....
News - 22 Sep 2009
Two Cornell researchers
have launched iFyber LLC, which markets fabrics with embedded nanoparticles
to detect explosives and dangerous chemicals or to serve as antibacterials for...
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 - 31 Oct 2008
and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biomedical Materials
- Issue 10, 2008" report to their offering.
A monthly news alert which addresses all the latest...
News - 16 Oct 2008
Scientists in Israel are reporting the first successful spinning of a key
natural protein into strong nano-sized fibers about 1/50,000th the width of
a human hair. The advance could lead to a...