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There Will Be (Mass Produced, Artificial Human) Blood

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Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have discovered a way to coax human stem cells into producing artificial blood.


The First Lab-Grown Vagina Implants Have Been A Success

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Four teenage girls born without a vagina (due to Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser Syndrome) have had long-term success with lab-grown vagina implants.


Scientists Have Regenerated A Living Organ For The First Time


Regenerative medicine researchers have successfully regenerated a living organ in a mammal for the first time. Much science. So breakthrough. Wow.


Suspended Animation Is Here! Human Trials Set To Begin.

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Doctors in Pittsburgh are ready to test an experimental suspended animation technique to treat patients with fatal traumatic injuries, like gunshot wounds.


An Irish Man Suffered A Five-Week Erection After A Mountain Bike Crash

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According to a report in the Irish Medical Journal, a man was treated for a severe, 5-week erection after he was injured in a mountain bike accident.


Science May Cure Alzheimer’s By Blasting It With Lasers

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Science blasts everything with lasers, but in the case of Alzheimer's, it might just work.


Google Wants To End Aging With Calico

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Don't want to get old? Nobody at Google does either, apparently.


This Phlebotomist Robot Thirsts For Your Blood (Video And GIFs)

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Someone built a phlebotomist robot that can insert IVs and partially automate blood draws. THANKS, WE NEEDED THAT.


31 Very Strange Medical Conditions That Actually Exist


<a href="">John Green</a> takes a look at some very strange medical conditions, including Retired Husband Syndrome and Exploding Head Syndrome.


Playing Tetris Helps Treat A Tricky Vision Problem. SCIENCE!


Robert Hess and his team at McGill University have found a shockingly-fast treatment for Amblyopia that we can totally get behind: playing Tetris.


Shock The Monkey: Paralyzed Primate Fixed By Neural Bridge Implant


A formerly-paralyzed monkey is back in poop-flinging shape thanks to a new electronic bypass system which creates a neural bridge.


New Gene Therapy Treatment Stops Cancer Relapses In A Week


Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is not something you want to get. But a promising new treatment might mean in the future it's not something you have for long.


Mass Effect’s Medi-Gel Made Real: This Gel Stops Bleeding Instantly

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Wouldn't it be nice to have something similar to Medi-Gel in real life? NYU student Joe Landolina is now seeking FDA approval for Veti-Gel.


Well, Crap: Salty Diets May Aggravate Conditions Like Asthma


It turns out your salty diet may be making it harder to breathe, or making conditions like multiple sclerosis worse. But why?


The Best Feel Good Story Possible: Baby Cured Of HIV

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Only the second person in history to be fully cured of the virus...


Blind People Given Bionic Eyes Can See Again

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While Google was goofing around with dork-glasses, researchers were helping the blind to see.


New Molecule Makes Cancer Kill Itself

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"Cancer Suicide" is no longer a song by a black metal band, but a possible treatment for cancer.

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The Chemical That Makes Beer Bitter May Help Cure Cancer

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Humulones, the chemical that makes beer bitter, may turn out to be a new avenue to better pharmaceuticals. Meaning beer is good for you.


Scientists In Michigan Have Built A Primitive Sonic Screwdriver

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The University of Michigan brings our dreams of a sonic screwdriver that much closer. Oh, also they might have revolutionized surgery and made it pain-free.

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