January 19

Ceramic bone implants!

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An Italian company, Finceramica, has developed bone implants made of ceramic materials.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Mimicking%20natural%20bio-mineralization%20processes%3A%20a%20new%20tool%20for%20osteochondral%20scaffold%20development

IBM and GOOD have selected the company as a finalist in the GOOD Company Project. Here’s the link to their write-up: http://www.good.is/post/ibm-goodco-nominee-finceramica/.

To have bone implants that are not plastic or metal but actually bio-synthesized is incredible.

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