May 26, 2013
osteocentric:

The mineral component of bone is comprised mostly of the calcium phosphate mineral hydroxyapatite which is embedded in the organic component type I collagen. When bone is exposed to a mildly acid environment the mineral component leaches out leaving only the pliable organic component. Vinegar is safe to use and does not destroy the protein scaffolding that gives bone it’s characteristic shape. This is a human fibula tied in a knot.

osteocentric:

The mineral component of bone is comprised mostly of the calcium phosphate mineral hydroxyapatite which is embedded in the organic component type I collagen. When bone is exposed to a mildly acid environment the mineral component leaches out leaving only the pliable organic component. Vinegar is safe to use and does not destroy the protein scaffolding that gives bone it’s characteristic shape. This is a human fibula tied in a knot.

March 28, 2012
Left Foot by "GIL" on Flickr.

Left Foot by "GIL" on Flickr.

February 28, 2012
Squirrel Humerus, Radius, Ulna, Femur, Tibia, Fibula by Roboboogie on Flickr.

Squirrel Humerus, Radius, Ulna, Femur, Tibia, Fibula by Roboboogie on Flickr.

February 26, 2012
scientificillustration:

Right tibia and fibula articulated

scientificillustration:

Right tibia and fibula articulated

(Source: yagyou)