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American and British scientists split the Nobel Prize for work on how cells handle hypoxia
The work is now considered a basic aspect of how cells function.
The world’s best freedivers seem to have evolved super-sized spleens
If you want to be a successful freediver, work out your spleen.
First Red Blood Cells Made From Adult Cells Ready For Human Transfusions
In the future, man-made cells could supplement or even replace donated blood.
Scientists Turn Adult White Blood Cells Into Embryonic Stem Cells
Despite the ethical and political differences they incite, stem cells are still a miraculous medicine, potentially able to change into...
A Personal Simulation of Your Blood Could Help Doctors Study Disease
Absent the creation of a personalized, living avatar, computer simulations will go a long way toward helping doctors figure out...
For the First Time, Lab-Grown Blood Is Pumped Into a Human’s Veins
Artificial blood may become a common reality, thanks to the first successful transfusion of lab-grown blood into a human. Luc...
Polymer Cloak Gives Blood Cells Anonymity, Possibly Allowing Universal Transfusions
Anyone who has ever donated blood has learned his or her blood type, such as AB, O negative, etc., which...
Researchers Transform Skin Cells Directly Into Blood Cells
A new method could yield effective treatments for a host of diseases
Resurrection Researchers Recreate Woolly Mammoth Protein in Living Cell
The first sequencing of a complex protein from an extinct species
A new machine that makes any blood type universal could lessen the risk of fatal transfusion mix-ups