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Super-stretchy gel could replace damaged cartilage
JonBaker | March 12, 2008 at 09:49 amby
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flexible but resilient gel that could be used as artificial cartilage to repair ailing joints is being investigated by US researchers. Made from polymers commonly found in shampoo, the water-based gel could help people with joint diseases like arthritis – a disease affecting 46 million people in the US alone.