Northwestern University



Scientists developing bio-engineered ACL, created from nanocrystals

The unfortunate cases of people damaging their ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is pretty common in the realm of knee injuries, with over 100,000 ACL tears occurring in USA alone, every year. In case you are wondering, this ligament connects the femur with the tibia, and as such, most contemporary methods of rectifying the tear pertains…