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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 […]