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Bone implants to be made from 3D printed salt

To promote rapid healing, the design of implants or their surfaces need to promote cellular adhesion or even growth into the implant Image: REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY HEALTH) - GM1EA8M0C3R01

Peter Ruegg-eth Zurich

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The 3D-printed salt template (left, scale: 1 mm), into which magnesium melts. On the right, magnesium with regularly arranged pores remains. Image: Laboratory of Metal Physics and Technology/Complex Materials/ETH Zurich

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