Scientists used lungs that were too damaged for... - Wissenschaft und Deutsch
Scientists used lungs that were too damaged for transplantation to create a new set of human lungs. The damaged lungs were used to make a scaffolding of collagen and elastin that was populated with cells from other lungs and then immersed in a nutrient-rich substance. Four weeks later, the lab-grown human lungs were “very much like the real thing, just pinker, softer and less dense”.Read more: http://cnn.it/1fgeS5q via CNN
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Scientists used lungs that were too damaged for transplantation to create a new set of human lungs. The damaged lungs were used to make a scaffolding of collagen and elastin that was populated with cells from other lungs and then immersed in a nutrient-rich substance. Four weeks later, the lab-grown human lungs were “very much like the real thing, just pinker, softer and less dense”.

Read more: http://cnn.it/1fgeS5q via CNN

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