September 1, 2011 6:52 AM

Kansas researcher seeks to reduce amputations from battlefield bone breaks

A $1.4 million grant from the Department of Defense for the research and development of a device to stabilize fractures on the battlefield has a lot of commercial potential as well, officials from the National Institute for Aviation Research at Wichita State University and the Center of Innovation for Biomaterials in Orthopaedic Research said Wednesday.

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