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Injury and recovery: Lindsey Vonn -- Science of the Olympic Winter Games


Injury and recovery: Lindsey Vonn

Biomedical engineer Cato Laurencin, at the University of Connecticut Health Center, describes his pioneering work in tissue regeneration. This field of research could help athletes recover faster from knee ligament damage, the same injury that will cause alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn to miss the Sochi Olympics.

Credit: NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF)

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