Human endurance

Lee, Andrew
October 2004
Engineer (00137758);10/22/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7662, p38
Reports on the closer collaboration among engineers and scientists in the quest for robust, cost-effective materials to produce artificial replacements for the human body which do not trigger rejection. Tendency of repeat operations to upgrade medical implants to be traumatic or fatal; Leading-edge research at the Medical Polymers Research Institute at Queen's University in Belfast, Ireland.


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