New X-ray method uses scattering to visualize nanostructures

Both in materials science and in biomedical research it is important to be able to view minute nanostructures, for example in carbon-fiber materials and bones. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the University ...

Stem cells could heal equine tendon injuries

Tendon injuries affect athletic horses at all levels. Researchers from the University of Connecticut are studying the use of stem cells in treating equine tendon injuries. Their findings were published Oct. 16 in the Journal ...

Making progress toward the prevention of collagen-related diseases

A collaboration between groups from France and the UK, led by researchers from the Institut de Biologie et Chimie des Protéines, have just determined the three-dimensional structure of a key region of the procollagen molecule, ...

New method to grow synthetic collagen unveiled

In a significant advance for cosmetic and reconstructive medicine, scientists at Rice University have unveiled a new method for making synthetic collagen. The new material, which forms from a liquid in as little as an hour, ...

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