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2014-12-23 10:03:48

Humans evolved their current lightweight modern skeletons relatively recently, no earlier than the start of the Holocene about 12,000 years ago and even later in some populations, researchers from the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) report in a new study.

2011-03-29 12:23:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Osseon® Therapeutics announced today at the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR) Annual Meeting the launch of the Osseoflex BT Steerable Bone Tamp. The steerable bone tamp is designed to allow percutaneous access to sclerotic bone.

2011-03-09 13:25:54

The structures inside animals' thigh bones that enable them to support huge loads whilst being relatively lightweight are revealed in research published today in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

2011-02-17 16:37:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH; SIX: ZMH), a leader in musculoskeletal care, today announced that results from two clinical studies reinforce the clinical advantages of the Company's proprietary Trabecular Metal(TM) Technology.

2011-01-17 12:26:38

A team of researchers at Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Medical Center announced today the results of the first study comparing bone structure in Chinese-American women to Caucasian women.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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