"Injectable Bone": UK Scientists Develop Material That Can Be Squirted Directly Into Broken Bones

01/06/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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A material that can be squirted into broken bones where it hardens within minutes, has been developed by UK scientists.

The toothpaste-like substance forms a biodegradeable scaffold over which the body's own bone grows.

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