News tagged with biodegradation

As strong as an insect's shell

Harvard researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have come up with a tough, low-cost, biodegradable material inspired by insects’ hard outer shells. The material’s inventors say it ...

dateFeb 03, 2012 in Materials Science
shares0 comments 0

Bioglass helping to mend bones

Jose Ramon Sarasua and Aitor Larra├▒aga, researchers in the materials engineering department of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, have been studying new materials or implants that are of interest in medicine and ...

dateApr 02, 2013 in Polymers
shares0 comments 0