Article - 27 Oct 2009
Gold is a biomedically inert material, making it suitable for implants. This includes gold-plated stents, medical diagnostics and implants, such as middle ear implants.
Article - 23 Oct 2002
The development of a hydroxyapatite-polyethylene composite has heralded a new generation of biomaterials. Tailoring the composition has given the composite mechanical properties similar to human bone...
News - 15 Jun 2004
Professor William Bonfield CBE, FREng, FRS, Professor of Medical materials at the University of Cambridge, has won this year’s prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering’s Prince Philip...
News - 8 Nov 2010
Morgan Advanced Materials, Alberox (MTC Alberox), an ISO13485 certified leader in the manufacture of ceramic-to-metal assemblies, has expanded its production cleanroom for implantable feedthroughs....
News - 20 Apr 2017
A team of researchers at Duke University have developed a cartilage-mimicking material, which they hope will one day allow surgeons to 3D print knee replacement parts that are custom-shaped to suit...