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The Science of Basketball

As March Madness wraps up, here's a guide what science says about basketball from bracket choices to injury prevention

Can you put a price on March Madness?

I originally published versions of this post at IonPsych on 3/9/11 and at my Wordpress blog on 3/11/12. You can see the original posts by clicking here for the 2011 post, or by clicking the From The Archives icon for the 2012 post.

March 23, 2013 — Melanie Tannenbaum

Saving Troubled Knees

Silk scaffolds, grafts from pigs and green tea extracts might someday help keep injured and vulnerable joints active

August 1, 2012 — Karen Hopkin

New Basketball Takes Bad Bounce

Players have complained about the NBA's new synthetic basketball. Now physicists agree with the players' gripes about the grip.

November 8, 2006

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