Article - 16 Apr 2004
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
Article - 22 Nov 2009
Contemporary development of metallic implant materials is driven by the biocompatibility requirements and also by the need for improved mechanical performance of biomedical implants.
News - 13 Oct 2015
Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, today announced that it has been recognized as a winner of Orthopedics This...
News - 25 May 2010
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. Now a...
News - 18 Sep 2007
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...
Article - 18 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...
News - 19 Nov 2013
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...
News - 30 Jan 2009
Engineers at the University of California at San Diego have come up with a way to help accelerate bone growth through the use of nanotubes and stem cells. This new finding could lead to quicker and...
News - 4 Feb 2011
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...
Article - 5 Feb 2018
Magnetic nanoparticles accelerated mineralized matrix formation, which is shown to upregulate tissue formation during bone fracture repair.