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Graphene Flakes = Bone Implants?

While it’s a bit more complex than shop class, it may be possible to weld together flakes of graphene into solids that can be used for bone implants, say an international team of scientists led by researchers at Rice University. 129 more words


Researchers use graphene to heal damaged muscles

Iranian researchers from Stem Cell Technology Research Center, Tarbiat Modarres University and Sharif University of Technology used graphene to synthesize a scaffold to treat damaged muscles. 88 more words


The 3 Big Technologies To Watch Over The Next Decade -- Genomics, Nanotechnology and Robotics

Many people take it as an article of faith that technology is changing the world, but in his new book, The Rise and Fall of American Growth, economist Robert Gordon says otherwise. 137 more words


7 Nanotech Advances That Could Give Medicine a Boost

The potential applications of nanotechnology in the medical field will undeniably be huge. For instance, nanotechresearchers predict that the nanomaterial graphene could be used to plug the neurons directly into electronics and thatnanotech could help lead to a whole new form of computing based on light rather than electrons. 24 more words

Medical Devices

Graphene shown to safely interact with neurons in the brain

Researchers have successfully demonstrated how it is possible to interface graphene – a two-dimensional form of carbon – with neurons, or nerve cells, while maintaining the integrity of these vital cells. 48 more words

Medical Research