Glass scaffolds that help heal bone show promise as weight-bearing implants

Missouri S&T researchers are using small, porous glass scaffolds like these to regenerate bone.

Missouri S&T researchers are using small, porous glass scaffolds like these to regenerate bone.

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed a type of glass implant that could one day be used to repair injured bones in the arms, legs and other areas of the body that are most subject to the stresses of weight. [Read more…]

New name, broader emphasis for Missouri S&T biomedical center

Len Rahaman and Hailuo Fu in the Center for Biomedical Science and Engineering.

Len Rahaman and Hailuo Fu discuss bone tissue research in the Center for Biomedical Science and Engineering.

The Center for Bone and Tissue Repair and Regeneration at Missouri University of Science and Technology will become the Center for Biomedical Science and Engineering on July 1, 2013. [Read more…]