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Why some people are at risk of gout

Researchers have helped characterize a genetic variant that enables new understanding of why some people are at risk of gout, a painful and debilitating arthritic disease.

Sep 13th, 2018
Low-cost prosthetic foot mimics natural walking

Engineers have developed a simple, low-cost, passive prosthetic foot that they can tailor to an individual. Given a user's body weight and size, the researchers can tune the shape and stiffness of the prosthetic foot, such that the user's walk is similar t

Jun 28th, 2018