Science is F'in Cool. First "Grown Bladder" Transplants

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  1. DevilzFan

    DevilzFan CobraIsland.com Veteran

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    http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1667073,0035.htm

    Now hopefully the "right" won't try to ban this...
     
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    Gigatron_2005 President of Calendars

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    Yay for spare parts! :) 
     
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    No, no no! This is horrible! Didn't you guys watch The Island? ;) 


    Really cool stuff. I'm all for it!
     
  4. planetjacker

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    Cool.

    I wonder if they could just give me an extra one so I wouldn't have to the bathroom so much when drinking?
     
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    New we need blood cloning so that whenever I walk through campus I don't get bombarded by people wanting MY blood.
     
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    Your school has a problem with vampires too? :eek: 
     
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    This is cool. I remember a few years ago, when they were just starting to try growing complex organs like bladders, and putting them in rats, to see if they worked.

    Let's hope this pans out. My uncle practically became a hermit, after his heart transplant. He was scared to death that he was going to die from a cold or something, because of the anti-rejection medicine. There's no fear of that, with this technique.
     
  9. The621

    The621 Fuck you, that's why!

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    Now all we need to learn is to be able to use our waste as fuel again for our bodies.
    With the use of robotic parts.
    That way, we won't have to eat for about 1 or 2 weeks.
     
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    Not the pointy toothed kind but the "Save the Katrina Puppies" kind. Because aparantly Hurricane stranded puppies need human blood.
     
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    Oh, we had both kinds at my school. Or at least we had people who thought they were the pointy-toothed kind
    :wink: 
     
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    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    Ugh... the memories of the LARP groups at Purdue whilst I was stuck in dorms.


    The most promenant memory is that of a couple of people dressed head to toe in black with powdered faces "swordfighting" with 3"X5" cards.
     
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    Cool, but I thought the future was going to be robotic replacement parts. Damn, and I wanted to be a cyborg when I got old.
     
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    Cyborg would be cool too, but I don't think I want a robot bladder.
     
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    Ebay:
    now work on kidneys!
     
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    Great news, but I'm going to wait for the reviews on these "grown bladders" before bidding on one on Ebay. lol
     

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