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Latest Bone Stories

2012-10-15 15:18:05

Georgia Health Sciences University researchers have developed a mouse that errs on the side of making bone rather than fat, which could eventually lead to better drugs to treat inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.

2012-09-27 10:37:55

Coating a bone graft with an inorganic compound found in bones and teeth may significantly increase the likelihood of a successful implant.

CSI Help From GIS Mapping Software
2012-09-26 04:39:27

Researchers have used a common, commercially available type of mapping software to determine whether patterns of change inside the bones of human remains could reveal how the bones were used during life.

2012-09-19 16:42:10

In an advance toward a new generation of improved hip and other joint replacements, scientists are describing development of a potential implant material that flexes more like natural bone, fosters the growth of bone that keeps implants firmly in place and is less likely to fail and require repeat surgery.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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