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Posts tagged bones

January 20, 2005

 

Old and Senseless

The sad truth about aging, on this Moment of Science.

April 6, 2004

 

Chopsticks and Arthritis

Learn about the dangers of chopsticks on this Moment of Science.

February 16, 2004

 

Silkworms and Skin Grafts

Learn about animal genetic modification and the benefits it provides for humans on this Moment of Science.

October 6, 2003

 

Osteoporosis

You've probably heard the word osteoporosis and know it has to do with bones. But can you explain it? Learn about Osteoporosis on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Double Joints

Can you bend your thumb backwards until it touches your wrist? If you join your hands behind your back, can you lift them over your head without letting go? If you can, you might be what some people call “double-jointed.” But, A Moment of Science wonders, how could anyone have double joints?

September 27, 2003

 

Pisa Shoes

If you have good posture, your bones will carry you the way a skyscraper’s frame carries the weight of the building. If not, you may end up more like the leaning tower of Pisa. While there are many routes to bad posture, high heels are certainly one of the most popular.

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