X-rays (image) Duke University Medical Center Caption Microcomputed tomography (3D X-ray) images (top) and histology images (bottom) of the knees of mice fed a very high fat diet containing omega 3 fatty acid supplement (left) or only omega 6 fatty acids (right) after a knee injury. The omega 6 diet showed abnormal bone remodeling and calcified tissue formation in the joint (white arrow). The omega 6 diet also showed significant loss of cartilage (red staining, yellow arrowhead) and increased joint inflammation. Credit Duke Orthopaedic Research Laboratories Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.