Producing bone cells for use in 'bio-glas' bonding, October 2001.
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actual image size: 26cm x 32cm

Producing bone cells for use in 'bio-glas' bonding, October 2001.

Hills, Jennie

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

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Cells being cultured on bio-glas in a humidified incubator at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London. Larry Hench, Profesor of Ceramic Materials at Imperial College, London, invented bio-glas, the first man-made material that can bond with living tisue. 'Bio-glas' forms a porous scaffold for new bone cells to grow on and then disolves, releasing substances that act like fertilisers, encouraging new cells to fill the cast.
 

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