5 April 2021

Materials Technology, Vol. 36, No. 5, out now

Containing papers on factors inducing melanoma-cell death during X-ray irradiation, a Mg-Ca-Zn-Zr-Cu alloy for resorbable screws in bone fixation and a pH-responsive mesoporous silica drug delivery system for targeted cancer chemotherapy.

The hands of two radiation therapists are shown fitting a short face mask to a patient model to steady the head during radiation therapy
The hands of two radiation therapists are shown fitting a short face mask to a patient model to steady the head during radiation therapy © National Cancer Institute/Unsplash

This new issue contains the following articles, which are available to members via My IOM3.

Melanin biomaterial effectively eliminates bacteria from water and synergistically induces melanoma-cell death during X-ray irradiation

Nguyen Thi Le Na, Bui Thi Van Khanh, Pham Xuan Huy, Hoang Thi My Nhung, Nguyen Thi Van Anh & Nguyen Dinh Thang

Pages: 261-269

DOI: 10.1080/10667857.2020.1747808

Production of Mg-Ca-Zn-Zr-Cu alloy for resorbable compression screw in bone fixation applications

Nazlican Ipek & Ilven Mutlu

Pages: 270-278

DOI: 10.1080/10667857.2020.1749802

Study on the optical spectra of MgAl2O4 with oxygen vacancies

Qiuyue Li, Tingyu Liu, Xun Xu, Xueli Wang, Rui Guo, Xuping Jiao & Yazhou Lu

Pages: 279-285

DOI: 10.1080/10667857.2020.1750163

Hybrid Ni3N-nitrogen-doped carbon microspheres ([email protected]) in situ derived from Ni-MOFs as sensitive non-enzymatic glucose sensors

Junli Chen, Haoyong Yin, Jielin Zhou, Ling Wang, Zhenguo Ji, Yifan Zheng & Qiulin Nie

Pages: 286-295

DOI: 10.1080/10667857.2020.1751471

Structural and functional properties of rare earth-based (NiO-CGO) nanocomposite produced by effective multiple doping approach via co-precipitation

Karthik Kannan, D. Radhika, Maria P. Nikolova, Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni & Namitha R

Pages: 296-307

DOI: 10.1080/10667857.2020.1755555

pH-responsive mesoporous silica drug delivery system for targeted cancer chemotherapy

Wen Bao, Haibo Ma, Nan Wang & Zhanhang He

Pages: 308-316

DOI: 10.1080/10667857.2020.1758474

Investigate the effects of process parameters on material properties and microstructural changes of 3D-printed specimens using fused deposition modelling (FDM)

N. Naveed

Pages: 317-330

DOI: 10.1080/10667857.2020.1758475