News - 16 Sep 2010
Amedica Corporation, a spinal and orthopaedic implant and instrument company focused on unique silicon nitride (SiN) ceramic technologies, announced today that it has been granted two United States...
News - 19 Aug 2010
Researchers have developed an improved coating technique that could strengthen the connection between titanium joint-replacement implants and a patients' own bone. The stronger connection --...
News - 30 Apr 2012
Involvement in high-impact activities such as football, skiing, tennis or martial arts, significantly increases the wear rate and reduces the 'lifespan' of hip implants in adults who have...
News - 6 Apr 2011
With efforts underway to ban lead-based ammunition as a potential health and environmental hazard, scientists are reporting new evidence that a prime alternative material for bullets - tungsten - may...
News - 11 Oct 2007
Amedica Corporation, an orthopedic implants company focused on silicon nitride ceramic technologies, announced today that a paper it presented on the in-vitro testing and evaluation of its silicon...
Article - 13 Sep 2004
The different types of biomaterials are classified according to the way in which they behave when implanted. The evolution of biomaterials and the market are also briefly described.
Article - 5 Mar 2004
Oxinium is a new knee replacement implant from Smith and Nephew. It is made of a zirconium alloy. Details about the implant and advantages of using the zirconium alloy are provided. Posted July 2003
News - 27 Sep 2011
Demand for advanced ceramics in the United States is forecast to increase 6.0 percent annually to $14 billion in 2015.
Demand will be boosted by an increase in original equipment manufacturing in...
News - 14 Jun 2006
FARM is delighted to welcome Associate Professor Doctor Besim Ben-Nissan, BSc,PhD, to its distinguished and internationally known Board of Directors. Professor Ben-Nissan brings to the Board an...
News - 20 Aug 2007
University of Arkansas researchers have found a simple, inexpensive way to create a nanowire coating on the surface of biocompatible titanium that can be used to create more effective surfaces for hip...