Thought for the month

“Science is a method to keep yourself from kidding yourself”.

Edwin Land, scientist and inventor (1909-91)

Friday, 19 August 2016

Bone hard

The mechanical properties of the intermetallic compound β-Ti3Au suggest that this material is well suited for medical applications where Ti is already used, with some examples including replacement parts and components (both permanent and temporary), dental prosthetics, and implants.

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