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Video: Japanese University Uses Fish Scales To Develop Stronger Artificial Bones Ceramics, metallic alloys, bone powder, wood or stem cells are just some of the substances doctors have used to replace or heal broken bones so far. Now a group of researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, led by Professor Junzo Tanaka, has come up with an alternative: fish scales. According to the professor, using fish scales comes with three advantages (when compared to using collagen from pig skin, for example): it’s safer (virus … Read More

via TechCrunch


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