Bones in All the Wrong Places

Skeleton of Harry Eastlack (1933-1973), who had a rare disorder called fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva caused by a genetic mutation that transforms connective tissue, such as muscle, ligaments, and tendons, into bone, resulting in progressive fusion of all the joints in …

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Keeping the LHC cold

Artwork by Sandbox Studio, Chicago with Ana Kova   Keeping the LHC cold The LHC is one of the coldest places on the planet. By Sarah Charley Liquid helium is constantly pulsing through sophisticated plumbing that runs both inside and …

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