Synthetic Windpipe Is Used to Replace Cancerous One

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/13/health/research/surgeons-transplant-synthetic-trachea-in-baltimore-man.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
     
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    Montrovant Fuzzy bears!

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    The more pieces they are able to replace with man-made creations, the more I hope to see sci-fi type cyborgs in my lifetime! :lol:
     
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    Trachea grown from stem cells...
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    Toddler youngest in world to get lab-made windpipe
    30 Apr.`13 — A 2-year-old born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells.
     

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