Archive for April, 2017

Femur fracture at high speed

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Did you know that it takes less than 1/100th of a second for a crack to nucleate and propagate through bone when it is impacted?  In collaboration with Dr. Nima Rahbar and his lab, we recently collected high-speed video of a femur as it fractured.  We will use the data we collect to predict where […]

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MBL collaborates with the Army and Gordon College to Study Running and Bone

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Work done at the MBL was recently highlighted on the United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) Facebook page!  Working with Drs. Rebecca Fellin at USARIEM, and Jessica Ventura at Gordon College, we have been studying how training for a first marathon changes bone structure and running style.  This work will also be […]

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