Posts Tagged ‘biomaterial’

Surgical Implants That Dissolve

July 29th, 2015 by Rebecca Todd

“Smart” implants could transform current medical and surgical treatments for broken bones. The National Science Foundation’s Science Nation online magazine recently featured research by a team at the NSF Engineering Research Center for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Complicated bone fractures often require metal screws, pins, rods, or plates to hold the bone in […]