Our website uses cookies

Cookies enable us to provide the best experience possible and help us understand how visitors use our website. By browsing Materials Today, you agree to our use of cookies.

Okay, I understand Learn more
Biomaterials CHANGE TOPIC

Biomaterials news

Nanoparticles made from cellulose acetate are promising candidate for medical imaging applications

Chinese researchers develop the world’s first ‘living biofilm’ adhesive with tuneable behaviour

Man-made materials communicate with different cells to promote process of tissue repair

Molecules termed traction force-activated payloads can help to produce materials able to talk to the body's natural repair systems to drive healing.

Micro-topographical screening of biomechanically directed tendon cell phenotype.

small doses of gold nanoparticles can be broken down by aquatic plants over a period of months

movement of tiny, simple silicon nanomotors in an electric field can be controlled remotely using light

A composite made of lignin, nylon and carbon fiber possesses just the right mix of viscosity when hot and strength when cool for 3D printing.

Natural spider silk gives up some of its secrets

Researchers have modified two enzymes so that they self-assemble to form a stable catalytic biomaterial that can be used in industrial production.

Congratulations to Prof M Stanley Whittingham.

Nanoantibiotics could provide new ways of treating drug-resistant 'superbugs' and reducing the amounts of traditional antibiotics used

A new 3D bioprinting technique that works with natural materials can produce lifelike organ tissue models for study or drug screening.

A novel biodegradable polymer that incorporates citrate can provide the extra energy that stem cells need to form new bone tissue.

A novel hydrogel that naturally adheres to soft tissue like cartilage and the meniscus can withstand mechanical stresses and extensive deformation.

A 3D printing technique can produce intricate structures from a novel, stiff material made from seaweed-derived alginate and graphene oxide.

A macroporous hydrogel made by combining gelatin microgels with an enzyme can allow the passage of cells through it to aid wound healing.

Find out the recipients of the 2018 Extreme Mechanics Letters Young Investigator Award.

Bacteria and graphene nanoribbons help generate electricity on a mushroom

Giant Panda's tooth enamel recovers its micro- and nano-structure and geometry to counteract the early stages of damage

Connect with us