You are here
Home > Posts tagged "University of Western Ontario"

Mammoth tusk used to study osteoporosis

Researchers at the University of Western Ontario are hoping that by studying mammoth tusks, they can get a better understanding of how human bones die today. Osteoporosis occurs when a class of cells known as osteoclasts — which secrete hydrochloric acid and help in normal skeletal maintenance — go rogue. “There are