• An ice-inspired lubricant improves osteoarthritis symptoms in rats

    11 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    With the Winter Olympics approaching, many people will soon be tuning in to watch events that take place on ice, such as figure skating, speed skating and ice hockey. An ultrathin, super-lubricating layer of water on the ice's surface is essential for skaters' graceful glides. Inspired by this surface, researchers have developed a treatment for osteoarthritis that enhances lubrication and reduces friction and inflammation in a rat model of the disease.
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  • Here's When You Can Catch All the Women's Hockey Action at the 2022 Winter Olympics

    Here's When You Can Catch All the Women's Hockey Action at the 2022 Winter Olympics

    11 days ago - By PopSugar

    If you like your Olympics with a heavy dose of rivalry, you'll definitely want to tune in to the women's hockey tournament at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing. This ice sport never fails to deliver on action-packed moments (who can forget when Team USA beat Canada in a sudden-death shoot-out at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games?), and the 2022 Games are sure to be another thrilling ride.
    Over the course of nearly two weeks, 10 teams will face off in hopes of playing in the gold medal match on Wednesday, Feb. 16. Before that happens, though, teams will have to advance through the preliminaries...
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