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Coolest tendon study that has ever been or ever will be

 •  • by Paul Ingraham
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How do we know that tendon tissue never renews? Because NOOKYALUR BOMBAS!

The atomic signatures of the era of nuclear bomb testing are still written into the tendons of people who were alive at the time, preserved in the collagen like bubbles of ancient air in an ice core.

Incredible. Very cool science.