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Biomechanics

Soft Matters With Larry Bonassar

Jesse Silverberg | Posted 01.27.2014 | Science
Jesse Silverberg

This week on Soft Matters, Katie sat down with Prof. Larry Bonassar, whose efforts in studying cartilage (the soft connective tissue in your ears, nose, windpipe, spine, joints, etc.) are leading to breakthroughs in tissue engineering.

Performance Enhancing Legs Race Toward the Track Record Book

Peter Weyand | Posted 09.11.2013 | Science
Peter Weyand

An intriguing, technological watershed is fast approaching for Athletics -- that defining moment when an athlete with artificial limbs shatters an "able-bodied" world record.

WATCH: Bizarre Creature Puts On Underwater Show

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.25.2013 | Science

This mollusk sure knows how to groove. The flashy 'disco clam,' shown in the video above, earned its name from the light show produced by reflective c...