Find out more about this research in the U-M News article, U-M Physicist Receives Grant to Tackle the Bends by Morgan Sherburne.
Pictured left: an MRI image of decompression bubbles in the spinal cord. The center shows the gray matter, surrounded by white matter where the bubbles preferentially form. The small black circles are nitrogen bubbles.
Image credit: Jens-Christian Meiners