A new hydrogel could be soft and strong enough to replace damaged cartilage in knees

Cartilage plays a crucial role in your knees, but unfortunately once it’s damaged or worn out it’s hard to repair. A replacement is often required, but these aren’t as good as the real thing. Now, researchers at Duke University have created a new hydrogel that’s strong enough to withstand forces as well as natural cartilage.

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