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2008-12-24 00:45:00

A University of Michigan lab has created artificial bone marrow that can continuously make red and white blood cells in a test tube. Researchers said the substance could someday provide a continuous supply of blood for transfusions, the university said Tuesday in a news release. The findings are published online in the journal Biomaterials. Lead author Nicholas Kotov said the artificial bone marrow grows on a 3-D scaffold that mimics the tissues supporting bone marrow in the body. It is...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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