Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, January 12th, 2007
This trend article about Hokuriku University, Japan, is an immediate alert from NewsRx to identify developing directions of research.
Study 1: Scientists discuss in "Cytotoxic evaluation of cubic boron nitride in human origin cultured cells" new findings in toxicology. "The aim of this study was to evaluate the cytotoxicity of cubic boron nitride (cBN), a component of surgical cutting tools. The small quantities of cBN that typically remain on implants as a result of the manufacturing process may act as abrasives, injuring tissues surrounding the implant," scientists in Kanazawa, Japan...
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