Regrowing organs… regenerative powder

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Regrowing organs… regenerative powder

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Interesting article (and video) @ CBS news about regrowing organs… regenerative powder, also you can lose part of your finger from a hobby airplane, be careful! –

That powder is a substance made from pig bladders called extracellular matrix. It is a mix of protein and connective tissue surgeons often use to repair tendons and it holds some of the secrets behind the emerging new science of regenerative medicine.

“It tells the body, start that process of tissue regrowth,” said Badylak.

Badlayk is one of the many scientists who now believe every tissue in the body has cells which are capable of regeneration. All scientists have to do is find enough of those cells and “direct” them to grow.

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