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Smashed Rabbit Bones Hint at Hidden Human Injuries

rabbit bone crushed by pressure gun

Medical science has known for some time that the direction of a bone fracture depends on how quickly the bone is compressed. If the bone is squeezed slowly, the break proceeds cross-wise. If compression is fast, the bone splinters along its length. But now researchers at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University report that [...]

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