Wednesday, December 17, 2008

DARPA Blood Pharming

Popular Mechanics reported New research from DARPA could open the door to on-demand blood-cell manufacturing on battlefields and in hospitals. All medics need is a machine that uses a nanofiber that mimics bone marrow to turn a handful of stem cells
And it uses umbilical-cord stem cells, not Embryonic stem cells, so rather than killing babies, they need to be born.
into gallons of blood. Who needs blood donations when you have blood pharming?

Hat tip to Glenn Reynolds

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