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Tuesday October 17 2017

A novel surgical treatment for anterior cruciate ligament injury

One of the four major ligaments in the knee, the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) prevents excessive forward movement and rotation of the tibia relative to the femur. Injuries to the ligament typically occur due to rapid deceleration, twisting, or landing during athletic competition. Currently, the standard surgical treatment is a...

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The Importance of Science Literacy in Democracy

What distinguishes democracy from other forms of government like monarchy, autocracies and dictatorships, is that in a democracy, every citizen’s voice counts equally and the direction of the country is steered by the will of its people. The government was never meant to control the citizens; the government is meant...

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