Biomaterials can be defined as a matter that interacts with the biological systems. Study of which is known as Biomaterials science. Development of new and novel products has lead to the growth of the field and gained importance in the society. The field mainly comprises of Material science, Tissue engineering etc.
Journal articles are most often Primary Research Articles. However, they can also be Review Articles. These types of articles have different aims and requirements. Sometimes, an article describes a new tool or method.
Because articles in scientific journals are specific, meticulously cited and peer-reviewed, journal databases are the best place to look for information on previous research on your species. Without a background in the field, journal articles may be hard to understand - however, you do not need to understand an entire article to be able to get valuable information from it.
Last date updated on June, 2014