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Stem Cell “Skin Gun” Aids Burn Victims

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Yes, I giggled when I heard Skin Gun. And yes, I did think it was going to be a joke video. All jokes aside though, this is pretty amazing. It’s kind of like Spider-Man’s web shooters, but filled with a stem cell goo that can supposedly re-grow damaged skin in only four days. This video […]

First Synthetic Windpipe transplant a success thanks to Stem Cells

Surgeons in Sweden have done something truly amazing. After a patient with a cancerous tumor needed a windpipe transplant, surgeons made a 3D replica of his windpipe out of glass and coated it with stem cells taken from his bone marrow. Since this windpipe was grown using his own cells, there is no chance of […]