Very even, pure coatings that promote healing may now be possible for biodegradable sutures and bone screws.
Coating method could improve temporary implants that dissolve in the body
A crystal ball for crystal formation
Studying the role of shape in self-assembly came up accidentally as Sharon Glotzer and her colleagues were studying the properties of semiconducting nanoparticles their U-M colleagues produced.
University of Michigan Biointerfaces Institute director Joerg Lahann knew from a young age that he wanted to be a chemist.