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November 17, 2023

Model skull wearing biomedical device to help bones heal

"Skully," a model of a human skull, wears a strong, lightweight biomedical device engineered to hold bones together while they heal. The technology is part of ongoing research that uses advanced manufacturing techniques to develop new materials and products such as orthopedic bearings and tissue engineering scaffolds.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant OIA 1757371.]

(Date of image: 2023; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 17, 2023)

Credit: Elizabeth Mamros/Bucknell University

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