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Scientists Create Human Skin From Baby Foreskins
2011-12-22 06:08:23

Scientists at a secret German laboratory, known as the Skin Factory at the Fraunhofer Institute in Stuttgart, Germany, have grown human skin from baby foreskins.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.