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The Beguiling Science of Bodies in Motion
Winter 2013

Through biomechanics, WSU’s experts smooth a runner’s stride, deepen our understanding of whiplash, study the impact of sports balls on bodies, and seek to build better bones.


Categories: Engineering, Biological sciences
Tags: Bones, Bioengineering, Biomechanics


Bones of contention
Summer 2012
Thirty-five years ago, Carl Gustafson, an associate professor of archaeology at WSU, rubbed his fingers over a muddy bone and found what looked and felt like a projectile tip. That simple discovery, and the eventual realization that humans hunt...
Categories: Archaeology
Tags: Fossils, Bones, Paleontology, Mastodon


Building the Perfect Bone
Summer 2003


Categories: Materials engineering
Tags: Bones


Building the Perfect Bone
Summer 2003
With a new baby as inspiration, and an interdisciplinary team to help, husband and wife Amit Bandyopadhyay and Susmita Bose have set out to solve the puzzle of how to imitate nature's growth of the human bone.
Categories: Biological sciences, Engineering
Tags: Bones, Materials engineering