Smart fabric mimics bone tissue

February 10th, 2017

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) announces that biomedical engineers at the University have woven a “smart” fabric that mimics the properties of the bone tissue periosteum, a soft tissue sleeve that envelops most bony surfaces in the body. The complex arrangement of collagen, elastin and other structural proteins gives periosteum marked resilience and provides […]

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