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Found 216 articles associated to the institution National Institute for Materials Science.
 
Rigid growth matrix: a key to success of cardiac tissue engineering
12-April-2013

Tsukuba, Japan & Los Angeles, Ca. 12 April - A new study by researchers at UCLA suggests that the elasticity of the physical matrix used for growing heart muscle cells outside of the body may be critical to the success of cardiac tissue engineering. The results were published in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials this week.

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Novel Drug Delivery System Releases Drugs in Response to Compression by the Patient’s Hand
15-March-2013

A research group at NIMS International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA) have succeeded in developing a gel material which is capable of releasing drugs in response to pressure applied by the patient.

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Development of High Sensitivity Detection Method for Diluted Ionic Mercury in Water
6-March-2013

Tsukuba, Japan 6 March - A research group at WPI-MANA have discovered that it is possible to detect diluted ionic mercury in water with more than 10 times higher sensitivity than with the conventional spectroscopy method.

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Fluorescent label sheds light on radioactive contamination
7-February-2013

Tsukuba, Japan 7 Feb - Researchers in Japan have developed a way to detect caesium contamination on a scale of millimetres enabling the detection of small areas of radioactive contamination. The research is published in Science and Technology of Advanced Materials today.

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Gold squeezed into micro-Velcro
7-February-2013

Tsukuba, Japan 7 Feb - Researchers at Ruhr University have used self-assembling techniques to produce gold microwires that have suitable properties for micro-Velcro. The research is published today in Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.

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