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Other materials stories that may be of interest | The American Ceramic Society

[Image credit: NIST]    Polymer ceramics considered for next generation body armour Lightweight body armour systems made of ceramic tiles have limited formability and poor multi-hit capabilit (Other materials stories that may be of interest
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Delivering drugs on cue

Delivering drugs on cue | Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine | Scoop.it
Current drug delivery systems used to administer chemotherapy to cancer patients typically release a constant dose of the drug over time, but a new study challenges this “slow and steady” approach and offers a novel way to locally deliver the… Read...
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Researchers Develop ‘Onion’ Vesicles for Drug Delivery

Researchers Develop ‘Onion’ Vesicles for Drug Delivery | Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine | Scoop.it
One of the defining features of cells is their membranes, which keep each cell’s repository of DNA and protein-making machinery stable and secure from invaders and toxins. Until now, scientists have been unsuccessful in replicating these properties.
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3D-printed blood vessels could be used for transplants - Fox News

3D-printed blood vessels could be used for transplants - Fox News | Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine | Scoop.it
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Researchers created artificial blood vessels using hydrogel constructs that combine advances in 3D bioprinting technology and biomaterials.Image courtesy of Khademhosseini Lab.
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Drug delivery via wearable sensor in near future

Drug delivery via wearable sensor in near future | Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine | Scoop.it
Researchers in South Korea and the US devised a sensor-laden device that can store data, diagnose tremors and deliver a therapy aboard nanoparticles. This has potential for monitoring and treating patients with movement ...
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Next frontier in personalized medicine and healthcare!

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Animation: Antibody-drug conjugates : Nature Biotechnology

Nature Biotechnology journal featuring biotechnology articles and science research papers of commercial interest in pharmaceutical, medical, and environmental sciences.
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The Billion Cell Construct: Will Three-Dimensional Printing Get Us There?

The Billion Cell Construct: Will Three-Dimensional Printing Get Us There? | Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine | Scoop.it
PLOS Biology is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal that features works of exceptional significance in all areas of biological science, from molecules to ecosystems, including works at the interface with other disciplines.
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Materials scientists turn to collagen

Materials scientists turn to collagen | Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Miniature scaffolds made from collagen – the 'glue' that holds our bodies together – are being used to heal damaged joints, and could be used to develop new cancer therapies or help repair the heart after a heart attack.
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'Brobots': Sperm-inspired robots controlled by magnetic fields may be useful for drug delivery, IVF, cell sorting

'Brobots': Sperm-inspired robots controlled by magnetic fields may be useful for drug delivery, IVF, cell sorting | Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine | Scoop.it
A team of researchers at the University of Twente (Netherlands) and German University in Cairo (Egypt) has developed sperm-inspired microrobots, which can be controlled by oscillating weak magnetic fields.
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