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December 9th, 2004

Aligned Nanotubes Accommodate Bone

Abstract:
Natural tissues grow from the ground up molecule by molecule, and in many cases the alignment of each molecule matters. Researchers from Purdue University have found that artificial joints can be improved by mimicking the alignment of collagen fibers and natural ceramic crystals in real bones.

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