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MIT Researchers Working to Develop Biomimetic Medical Adhesive

Many of us know that geckos can help save us money on car insurance.  As if that wasn't enough, MIT researchers led by Professor Jeffrey Karp are now attempting to add breakthrough medical adhesives to this unassuming lizard's list of achievements...

By |February 17th, 2012|Testing Issues|Comments Off on MIT Researchers Working to Develop Biomimetic Medical Adhesive

BioTense Bioreactor used in Northeastern University Cornea Research

Northeastern University engineering professor Jeffrey Ruberti and his research colleagues are breaking new ground in the technique known as "hybrid tissue engineering" by attempting to control the behavior of human cells such that they can be induced t...

By |February 15th, 2012|Testing Issues|Comments Off on BioTense Bioreactor used in Northeastern University Cornea Research

University of Michigan Researchers Use ADMET to Test Mechanical Properties of Bone

A University of Michigan research laboratory is conducting mechanical testing of bone to measure its mechanical properties. Led by Prof. David Kohn, the lab conducts destructive tests that flex the bone to failure in a four-point bend fixture. Their re...

By |November 30th, 2010|News, Testing Issues|Comments Off on University of Michigan Researchers Use ADMET to Test Mechanical Properties of Bone

McMaster University Uses eXpert 5600 to Test the Flexural Strength of Bone

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at McMaster University of Hamilton, Ontario recently began conducting biomechanical research. The projects, under the direction of Assistant Professor Greg Wohl, PhD, studies the effects of mechanical loading on...

By |November 30th, 2010|News, Testing Issues|Comments Off on McMaster University Uses eXpert 5600 to Test the Flexural Strength of Bone
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