The Melbourne Femur Collection
Cortical thickness mapping of the proximal femur in women of different ages. (Image: Johann Bala, Graham Treece and Andrew Gee)
Two rows of microradiographs of the femoral midshaft cortex illustrating the wide variation in bone structure. All from individuals between the ages of 78 and 80; top row men, bottom row women.
Osteocyte lacunae (red) and Haversian canals (yellow). (Image: Dave Cooper)
Prof. John Clement, Deputy Head of the Melbourne Dental School at the University of Melbourne.
Dr Rita Hardiman, co-curator of the Melbourne Femur Research Collection.
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