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March 12th, 2003
Explore Coated Nanofibers as a Bone Substitute
Materials scientists at Northwestern University have now created a self-assembling material, made from organic molecules with a mineral coat, analogous to bone. This discovery could be an important landmark in the path to make a synthetic replacement for bone.
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