News - 16 Dec 2013
A Duke research team has developed a better recipe for synthetic replacement cartilage in joints.
Combining two innovative technologies they each helped develop, lead authors Farshid Guilak, a...
Article - 28 Sep 2009
This article highlights just a few of the ways in which materials testing can be used to evaluate orthopaedic implants.
Article - 27 Jul 2004
Coatings such as titanium nitride on biomedical implants can improve their performance. Whilst the substrate my be biocompatible, the coating may help to improve wear resistance and lubricity. This...
Article - 31 Jul 2001
The International Standards Organisation have proposed a standard testing procedure for tibial trays in total knee replacements. A finite element study has shown that this test is unrealistic and that...
News - 1 Dec 2011
Morgan Advanced Materials announced that it produces a range of superior Diamonex diamond-like carbon (DLC) biocompatible coatings that are ideal for medical implants, including left ventricular...
News - 5 Jul 2016
A new means of maximizing the efficiency of perovskite solar cells, found in the nanoscale valleys and peaks of the material, has been discovered by scientists at the Department of Energy’s...
News - 16 Jan 2013
In the quest to produce an environmentally benign renewable fuel, scientists have explored many techniques to split water molecules to produce hydrogen. Still, the current photovoltaic designs are not...
News - 26 Jan 2009
Artificial hip joints are firmly anchored to the patient’s damaged bone by screws. But which parts of the bone will safely hold the screws in place? A simulation model is to calculate the...
Article - 3 Feb 2017
While general materials for education and orthopedic testing – usually cadaver specimens, wood, and animal bones – are useful, they are not suitable for today’s students and researchers. They have...
News - 23 Feb 2005
A new company formed by merchant bankers Viscogliosi Bros. LLC (VB) to create a single source of small bone & joint implant products will debut at this month's American Academy of Orthopaedic...