July 21, 2005
Bone Dance

Scientific American is carrying this brief report on new findings regarding how bones hold themselves together. By using new imaging techniques, scientists have managed to take pictures of the structures that "glue" bone filaments while simultaneously allowing them to flex in response to stress. The findings are hoped to lead to new therapies for bone fracture and age-related loss.

Posted by scott at July 21, 2005 01:15 PM

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