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Noisy joints aren’t dangerous—here’s how they make their pop
Its usually just air bubbles.
Will cracking my knuckles give me arthritis?
The splintering sound makes the habit seem far worse than it is.
Why can’t I touch my toes?
Don’t worry, it’s not a fair measure of fitness.
Using a phone or tablet causes symptoms that look a lot like carpal tunnel syndrome
But it’s not necessarily the real thing.
Scientists Figure Out Why Your Knuckles Crack
Short answer: gas bubbles
Video: German Researchers Smash Robot Arm With a Baseball Bat
The robotics engineers at DLR, the German Aerospace Center, have a history of violent behavior with their mechanical creations — … Continued
By Stimulating Stem Cells, Bioactive Nanogel Regenerates Cartilage in Joints
The body is a resilient biological structure, but there’s one thing medical science, an increasing number of Baby Boomers, and … Continued
What the Elbow?
Revisiting the same old joint
Lock and Roll
The lowly ball joint gets a makeover that could improve everything from deck furniture to robots in space