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2011-04-26 07:55:00

ATLANTA, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape Solutions, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced that it has been notified of CE Marking approval for the Morphix(TM) Anchor and the ExoShape(TM) Interference Fixation Device. The CE Marking confirms that both medical devices comply with the essential requirements of relevant European health, safety, and environmental protection legislation, and have been subjected to conformity assessment...

2011-03-10 16:10:20

A team led by James Henderson, assistant professor of biomedical and chemical engineering in Syracuse University's L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS) and researcher in the Syracuse Biomaterials Institute, has used shape memory polymers to provide greater insight into how cells sense and respond to their physical environment. Most cell biomechanics research has examined cell behavior on unchanging, flat surfaces. "Living cells are remarkably complex, dynamic and...

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2011-01-05 14:10:55

By Ariel DuChene, Syracuse University A team led by Patrick T. Mather, director of Syracuse Biomaterials Institute (SBI) and Milton and Ann Stevenson professor of biomedical and chemical engineering in Syracuse University's L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS), has succeeded in applying the concept of functionally graded materials (FGMs) to shape memory polymers (SMPs). SMPs are a class of "smart" materials that can switch between two shapes, from a fixed (temporary)...


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