Contact: Jamie Abel
Ohio Supercomputer Center
Caption: A macro-scale model of the knee (left) was created by a research team at the Cleveland Clinic to study compressive loading of the joint. At the micro scale, the single-cell model (top, right) has been used in previous studies, while Ahmet Erdemir's 11-cell model better represents the effects of loading on the individual cells.
Credit: Erdemir/Cleveland Clinic
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