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July 31, 2007

 

Soldiers in medic training

Super Bandage

During an average operation, nearly 50% of the surgeon's time is spent controlling bleeding with a variety of clamps and other instruments.

February 13, 2007

 

An x-ray of someone's knees

A Painful Way To Grow Taller

It's no secret that China's economy is growing at a rapid pace. However, it may surprise you to learn that some Chinese citizens are growing, too.

November 23, 2005

 

Bone “Magic”

If you suffer a serious bone break, to repair it, your surgeon might fuse small pieces of bone to the broken bone. Back pain surgeries sometimes involve a similar procedure. These small pieces of bone don’t come from a Petri dish. The bone has to be removed from your hips or a rib. Sound painful? It is. It’s an operation that can potentially lead to serious complications. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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