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Soon We May Be Mass Producing Human Blood

Posted on 2014/04/18 in Google+, Health, Science & Technology

"Researchers in the UK have developed a technique to culture universal type-O blood from stem cells. It's the first time scientists have manufactured blood to the appropriate quality and safety standards for transfusion into a human being. It's a breakthrough that could eventually end blood shortages in emergencies."

"Because the blood can be produced with the required quality, clinical trials are set to begin."

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Soon We May Be Mass Producing Human Blood
Researchers in the UK have developed a technique to culture universal type-O blood from stem cells. It’s the first time scientists have manufactured blood to the appropriate quality and safety standards for transfusion into a human being. It’s a breakthrough that could eventually end blood shortages in emergencies.

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