News - 18 Nov 2008
Chemists can learn from some shellfish. Mussels, for example, produce an adhesive that sticks strongly to metal and stone, even under water. Chemists have reproduced the protein responsible for this...
News - 8 Mar 2010
In research published in the March 4 issue of the journal Nature, Northeastern University physicists have pioneered the development of large-scale computer simulations to assess how cracks form...
News - 24 Apr 2007
In Nebraska, research on nanoparticle sensors with sensitivity rivaling human fingers could give robots a delicate sense of touch. A computer-aided orthopedic surgical system could enable surgeons to...
News - 4 Mar 2014
One of the most basic tenets of science is observation, an essential tool with the power not only to prevent but also in some cases redefine failure.
A few years ago, a student in Texas A&M...
News - 24 Sep 2013
A brighter, better, longer-lasting dental implant may soon be on its way to your dentist's office.
Dental implants are posts, usually made of titanium, that are surgically placed into the...
News - 19 Oct 2009
Mother Nature has provided the lizard with a unique ability to regrow body tissue that is damaged or torn ? if its tail is pulled off, it grows right back. She has not been quite so generous with...
Article - 23 Aug 2006
The vision for nano-assisted regenerative medicine is the development of cost-effective disease-modifying therapies that will allow for in-situ tissue regeneration.
News - 20 Jun 2017
Until now there is no gold standard for the way in which orthopedic spine surgeons stimulate new bone growth in patients. Recently, Researchers from Northwestern University have designed a bioactive...
News - 4 Dec 2013
A research team led by Professor Keon Jae Lee and Professor Yoon Sung Nam from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at KAIST has developed the biotemplated design of flexible...
Article - 5 Nov 2003
Biomedical engineers at Purdue University have proven that bone cells attach better to metals with nanometer-scale surface features. Posted October 28 2003