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Contact: Lynn Yarris
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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Robert Ritchie and Hrishikesh Bale, DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Caption: Robert Ritchie (left) and Hrishikesh Bale used a combination of FTIR spectroscopy and X-ray CT at the Advanced Light Source to find that vitamin D deficiency speeds the aging process of bone and reduces its quality.

Credit: Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, Berkeley Lab

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