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The first successful pig heart transplant into a human was a century in the making
More than a hundred thousand patients wait on the organ transplant list. Genetically modified pigs might one day be potential donors.
Surgeons transplanted a pig kidney into a person, and it worked like normal
A successful pig-to-human kidney transplant could transform the organ donation pipeline.
Space might be the perfect place to grow human organs
Researchers are developing 3D bioprinters about 200 miles above earth.
Donated organs rarely spread disease, thanks to these protocols
Here's how the screening process that prevents disease transmission in donated organs works.
Lab-grown pig lungs are great news for the future of organ transplantation
Even if they're not quite ready for human patients.
Blind tadpoles learn to see using eyeballs attached to their butts
A new study bodes well for human organ transplants
How to turn a spinach leaf into a human heart
Step one: detergent
A Day In The Life Of Patrick Hardison, Face Transplant Survivor
After a firefighting accident left him disfigured, Hardison got a new face
National Panel Will Reconsider What Makes A Good Donated Kidney
One hospital's throwaway organ is another's lifesaver
Drones Will Deliver On-Demand Organs
Just imagine hearts and lungs whizzing overhead.