Article - 11 Nov 2003
Researchers have developed a novel phosphate glass-based material that can act as a scaffold for the repair of soft tissues in the human body. The material has potential application in the treatment...
Article - 7 Nov 2001
Glass is term used to describe various non-crystalline solids. It encompasses materials such as vitreous silica, sodium silicate, crystal, borosilicate, opal, phosphate and chalcogenide glasses as...
Article - 2 Jun 2001
Tooth filling materials such as silver amalgams, resin-based composites and ion-leachable glass cements are covered. Cast metals, bonded restorations, ceramics and composite implant materials are also...
Article - 6 Aug 2019
There is no conclusive method to store nuclear waste while it degrades to safe levels, nuclear waste vitrification in glass is one viable option.
Article - 14 May 2002
The densities of a variety of biomaterials are compared to those of teeth, bone and other related materials. Biomaterials covered include orthopaedic, dental and vascular materials.
Article - 3 Jul 2007
The use of bioceramics in medical applications is on the increase.
Article - 19 May 2012
In this study three different geopolymer compositions have been investigated and characterized as potential biomaterials.
Article - 20 Sep 2005
The role of crystal chemistry in developing ceramic materials for high level radioactive waste immobilisation is reviewed. Synroc, a ceramic material utilising 4 titanate phases was produced that was...
Article - 27 Jun 2003
Synroc is a ceramic materials developed for dealing with high level radioactive waste materials. The evolution and development of Synroc is outlined and its advantages over previous materials used for...
Article - 13 Apr 2017
The scientists around MIT professor Yet-Min Chiang and graduate students Kai Xiang and Wenting Xing discovered that a glass-like phase prevents the material from cracking despite large volume changes.