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Artificial Lungs

On the Huffington Post today, rat’s lungs have been successfully bio-engineered!

WASHINGTON — It’s an early step toward one day building new lungs: Yale University researchers took apart and regrew a rat’s lung, and then transplanted it and watched it breathe.

The lung stayed in place only for an hour or two, as the scientists measured it exchanging oxygen and carbon dioxide much like a regular lung – but also spotted some problems that will take more research to fix.

Read the full story here.

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