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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.

ANTHONY ATALA

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.

CLARE BLACKBURN

Scientists Have Regenerated A Living Organ For The First Time

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

Medicine

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.

IRELAND

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.

Alzheimer’s

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.

Medicine

Google Wants To End Aging With Calico

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

CALIFORNIA

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.

JOHN GREEN

31 Very Strange Medical Conditions That Actually Exist

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<a href="http://clipnation.com/tag/john-green/">John Green</a> takes a look at some very strange medical conditions, including Retired Husband Syndrome and Exploding Head Syndrome.

AMBLYOPIA

Playing Tetris Helps Treat A Tricky Vision Problem. SCIENCE!

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

EBERHARD FETZ

Shock The Monkey: Paralyzed Primate Fixed By Neural Bridge Implant

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

HOLY S

New Gene Therapy Treatment Stops Cancer Relapses In A Week

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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.

BLOOD

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.

bummer

Well, Crap: Salty Diets May Aggravate Conditions Like Asthma

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

aids

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...

HOLY S

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.

biology

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.

beer glorious beer

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.

Medicine

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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