Gallery: Japanese Researchers Produce Artificial Bones Out of Fish Scal...


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Two researchers at Japan’s Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a remarkable new technology that can create bone tissue out of fish scales. Several processes currently exist that can form artificial bones currently exist, but they can often take up to six months. The time necessary to cultivate artificial bones out of a combination of fish scales and phosphate minerals, however, only takes three months.

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1 Comment

  1. student101 January 12, 2015 at 10:11 pm

    may i ask where did you get the supernatant used for extracting your collagen?
    and is the measuring of ph needed?

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