0420_BREAK-2 [LinDi a stretch for student engineers]

The LinDi linear distractor automates the process of lengthening children’s bones by continually separating the surgically broken bone as it heals. The device invented by Rice University seniors is intended to make the process safer and easier for children who suffer from bone deformities. Photo by Jeff Fitlow

About Mike Williams

Mike Williams is a senior media relations specialist in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.