Article - 19 Apr 2006
In order to attain sustainable materials engineering research development in Thailand, the National Metal and Materials Technology (MTEC) has been established. MTEC activities include funding support,...
Article - 19 May 2012
In this study three different geopolymer compositions have been investigated and characterized as potential biomaterials.
Article - 13 Aug 2018
New ways of providing assistive care to fractures and damaged tissues are key areas in nanomedicine and tissue engineering.
Article - 22 Jun 2004
The addition of sodium citrate to calcium phosphate bone cements increases their compressive strength. How this is achieved and other benefits are described. Applications for the these materials...
News - 21 Apr 2011
A team of researchers at the Ohio State University headed by Nitin Padture, College of Engineering Distinguished Professor at the university, have invented a new type of ceramic coatings that could...
News - 25 Jul 2006
An international team of researchers have finally got their teeth into making artificial dental enamel. Their work, published in the journal Advanced Materials, could lead to new tough coatings for...
News - 20 Jun 2006
One of three winners in the recently announced Future Materials Awards 2006, NanoCoatings Pty Ltd is now seeking collaborators and investors to join it in developing its breakthrough new bone-graft...
Article - 12 Apr 2002
The Mohs scale of hardness is a comparitive technique, usually used for minerals. It rates the hardness of materials on a scale of 1 to 10 based on a simple scratch test.
News - 20 Dec 2013
As is well known, the Earth is about 4.6 billion years old. No rocks exist, however, that are older than about 3.8 billion years. A sedimentary rock section in the Jack Hills of western Australia,...
News - 30 Jun 2009
Tel Aviv University researcher Prof. Noam Eliaz of the TAU School of Mechanical Engineering has developed an electrochemical process for coating metal implants which vastly improves their...