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The same silicon microchip nanotechnology powering our computers can also act as a filter in an artificial kidney.
The first successful birth after ovarian tissue transplant has occurred in Belgium after a woman diagnosed with sickle cell anemia had an ovary removed and frozen before menarche, according to Reuters. Removing and freezing the ovary was the only option for potentially preserving her fertility with the...
A newer technique, according to CBS News, called decellularization, has been used to create a new rat limb from a deceased rat donor. Decellularization is a method where scientist take the extracellular matrix of the donor cells and use that as the scaffold for the new limb. Then, the rats own stem cells...