New endless possibilities… Growing new body parts is becoming a reality. One man grew a new esophagus lining, another man grew new muscle tissue. Ears, fingers, bladders, livers, kidneys, hearts, heart valves, more.
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Morley Safer interviews several doctors, one whose name is Dr. Badylak, pronounced “Battleax.” Among other things, Dr. Badylak’s team has found that extracellular matrix (ECM) can help create a biologic scaffold for tissue repair and regeneration.
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