Scientists create ‘Chemical gardens’ that can be used as bone substitute materials

A new way of making bone-replacement materials that allows for cells to grow around and inside them has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham. The team adopted a novel approach called chemobrionics, in which chemical components are controllably driven to react together in specific ways, enabling the self-assembly of intricate bio-inspired structures.…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Evacuated Americans Arrive Home; China Clamps Down on Negative News

Here’s what you need to know: ImagePatients being transferred to a newly completed hospital in Wuhan this week.Credit…EPA, via Shutterstock The Chinese authorities have started clamping down on news coverage of the outbreak. In the early days of the new coronavirus, the Chinese public’s frustrations over the how the Communist government was handling the problem…

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‘Homeland’ Toasts Its Final Season

Claire Danes walked into the Museum of Modern Art for the eighth and final season premiere of “Homeland” on Tuesday, in a glamorous one-armed, leopard-print gown by Erdem. It was not something her C.I.A.-operative character, Carrie Mathison, would have worn. But it was a practical choice for a humid, midwinter evening of 55 degrees, which…

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Men’s Wear Flies Its Freak Flag

“I don’t think there really is a right time to start a business,” Carter Altman said Monday before his presentation at the kickoff of New York Fashion Week: Men’s, an event that nowadays barely merits the grandiose name. For a start, it covers little more than three days, features fewer designers than in any recent…

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