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Scientists use pig bladders, salamanders to help regrow fingers

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posted on Feb, 18 2007 @ 09:43 AM
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Scientists use pig bladders, salamanders to help regrow fingers


Source Link: www.dallasnews.com


Researchers are trying to find ways to regrow fingers — and someday, even limbs — with tricks that sound like magic spells from a Harry Potter novel.

There's the guy who sliced off a fingertip but grew it back, after he treated the wound with an extract of pig bladder. And the scientists who grow extra arms on salamanders. And the laboratory mice with the eerie ability to heal themselves.

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[edit on 2007/2/18 by JacKatMtn]




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