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Science Advances  19 Aug 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 34, eaba2368
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aba2368

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vol. 6 no. 34

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  • Received for publication November 25, 2019
  • Accepted for publication July 8, 2020
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  1. Paula A. Hernandez1,*,
  2. Timothy D. Jacobsen2,* and
  3. Nadeen O. Chahine2,3,
  1. 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA.
  2. 2Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.
  3. 3Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: noc7{at}
  • * These authors contributed equally to this work.


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