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Scientists Sock It To Socks

Scientists Sock It To Socks
http://whyfiles.org/shorties/197socks/
[2 Mar 2006]

Think all socks are created equal? Think about socks at all? A few scientists that think with their feet say that choosing the right pair of socks is a major feat indeed….

Sock It To Me
Biological engineering students at the University of Missouri-Columbia think like Why Filers. They decided to find out what constitutes a good sock versus a bad one. Beyond simple curiosity, they posit that knowing which socks are best could be meaningful information for diabetics with serious circulation problems and people who wear prosthetic devices.


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