Listening for breaking bones

 作者:宾叭艽     |      日期:2019-03-02 08:06:02
A technique used to pinpoint the origin of an earthquake could be adapted to warn of an impending injury to dancers, athletes and even racehorses. Just as earthquakes produce detectable seismic waves at the Earth’s surface, the tiny cracks that appear in stressed bones emit ultrasound. So Ozan Akkus, a biomedical engineer at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana,