Transplants aren’t as easy as heading to the organ bank and using your organ card to withdraw an organ from the organ ATM. It’s more like an economy where every time you needed gold, you had to wait for someone to donate or bequeath it to you. Today, the line for gold is almost 80,000 people long. [Read More]
Summary… * Machine-Made
Transplants aren’t as easy as heading to the organ bank and using your organ card to withdraw an organ from the organ ATM.
That’s because fresh organs only have a few hours before the lack of oxygen begins damaging the tissue—many organs are discarded just waiting to find a matching donor.
Why not freeze the organs, you might ask?
Now, a team of American researchers think they’ve found a way to safely warm those preserved organs, or at least, little pieces of them.
Surrounding the organ sample is an electric current-carrying coil that generates a magnetic field.
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