World’s first biolimb: Rat forelimb grown in the lab – health – 03 June 2015 – New Scientist

The growth of a rat forelimb grown in the lab offers hope that one day amputees may receive fully functional, biological replacement limbs

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Missing link found between brain, immune system — with major disease implications

In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist. The discovery could have profound implications for diseases from autism to Alzheimer’s to multiple sclerosis.

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