Advanced Materials

Bonding to bones strongly

Researchers at Hokkaido University have developed a new kind of hydrogel that bonds spontaneously and strongly to defective bones, suggesting potential uses in the treatment of joint injuries.

dateJul 13, 2016 in Materials Science
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Lasers carve the path to tissue engineering

Future medicine is bound to include extensive tissue-engineering technologies such as organs-on-chips and organoids - miniature organs grown from stem cells. But all this is predicated on a simple yet challenging task: controlling ...

dateJun 23, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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