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New knees that go the distance

Extending the life of knee implants
ANU Medical School researchers have developed cutting edge simulation technology to help design customised knee replacement implants. “We can track the movement of bones in the knee down to fractions of a millimeter,” says lead researcher Associate Professor Paul Smith.

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