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This is nothing to sniff at

This is a fantastic breakthrough but very hard to look at because it boggles our mind. Chinese man has new nose grown on his forehead | Metro News. A Chinese man has had a new nose grown on his forehead following a traffic accident last year. The new nose is grown by placing a skin…

Serious skepticism applied to Moriguchi’s stem-cell transplant claims (UPDATED)

Stem-cell transplant claims debunked. From the beginning, it seemed too good to be true. Days after Kyoto University biologist Shinya Yamanaka won a Nobel prize for his 2006 discovery of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, Hisashi Moriguchi — a visiting researcher at the University of Tokyo — claimed to have modified that technology to treat…

Parents refuse daughter life saving transplant due to their religious beliefs

Parents deny daughter life-saving transplant An Auckland girl suffering a rare kidney disease has been put into the guardianship of the High Court because her Jehovah’s Witness parents will not consent to her receiving a life-saving kidney and liver transplant. Because of her precarious health, she is at risk of infection and doctors believed she…