Tag: "ceramic" at medical news
'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs
...Catalyst Technology group. She received an M.S. in ceramic
engineering from Rutgers University in 1989. Sharon McCullen, Ph.D., is an attorney with Morgan Lewis in Philadelphia, Pa. She received her Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Illinois in 1982. David Olson, Ph.D., has retired, having work...
A new, nanoporous ceramic filter offers hope to kidney-dialysis patients
...ehigh in 2004, has filed a patent application on a ceramic
filter that he believes is dramatically superior t...nd the Ben Franklin Technology Partners. The new ceramic
filter has the potential to make kidney dialysis much more efficient, says Van Geertruyden, and to r...
QUT scientists on the way to sifting out a cure for HIV
... QUT scientists have developed specially designed ceramic
membranes for nanofiltration, which are so advance...IV from blood," Dr Zhu said. Dr Zhu said current ceramic
membranes were unable to permit high filtration flux or flow, and at the same time effectively filte...
Swishing once a day with mouthrinse poses no harm to dental work
...fillings), glass ionomers (used to cement gold and ceramic
crowns to teeth), and composite resins (fillers th... Glass ionomers material used to cement gold and ceramic
crowns to teeth Composite resins fillers that are tooth-colored...
Bone research that grows on you
... student Achi Kushnir has developed a load bearing ceramic
material capable of carrying the same bone growth ...d by the body. Mr Kushnir has integrated a dense ceramic
core with a porous ceramic
layer that can be used in place of metal implants for some clinical situa...
Clean water project hit by funding drought
...s - such as rice husks or bran - created the ideal ceramic
filter, when fired at 700 to 1,000C. At these temp...n dioxide gas which forms microscopic pores in the ceramic
material exactly the right size to trap bacteria and viruses but allow water to pass through. Tests ...
Indoor air purifiers that produce even small amounts of ozone may be risky for health
...erials that react slowly with ozone such as glossy ceramic
tile, PVC tile and polyethylene, which is used in plastic. Ozone reacts quicker with materials such as carpet, cloth, rubber and certain metals, destroying itself in the process. People who operate purifiers indoors are more likely to be exposed to o...