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  • Supplier Profile
    Poly-Med, Inc. is the leader in the design and production of bioresorbable products. With the ability to provide customized solutions to meet the needs of innovative medical product manufacturers,...
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    Instron is a leading provider of testing equipment for the material testing and structural testing markets. Instron’s products test the mechanical properties and performance of various...
  • Article - 26 Jul 2002
    A new shape memory biodegradable polymer has been developed that is suitable for biomedical applications such as sutures and stents. The material, how it works and other uses are all outlined.
  • Article - 24 May 2012
    After being severely and quasi-plastically distorted, shape memory materials (SMMs) are able to recover their original shape when a right stimulus is applied. This phenomenon is known as the shape...
  • Article - 29 Jul 2002
    Synthetic spiders silk has finally been produced after many attempts. The properties of this material are extremely desirable. The production method involving transgenic animal technology is outined,...
  • Article - 9 Mar 2001
    This novel family of materials is quite new and hence applications are relatively limited. This article describes a number of potential applications for auxetic materials including biomedical,...
  • Article - 14 Sep 2017
    Sutures are filaments, fibers or thread-like materials used to hold a wound or tissue together. In surgical language, sutures are used for apposition – that is, the positioning (of tissue) side by...
  • News - 13 Mar 2017
    Researchers and professors at McGill University in Canada have worked with 3D printing a number of times, using the technology to 3D print better hip replacements, and even more absurd-sounding items,...
  • News - 7 Mar 2014
    MedShape, Inc., today announced the company received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Morphix® SP Suture Anchor. The device features the company's new...
  • News - 27 Aug 2010
    Oyster reefs are on the decline, with over-harvesting and pollution reducing some stocks as much as 98 percent over the last two centuries. With a growing awareness of oysters' critical roles...