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

Scientists at a secret German laboratory have grown human skin from baby foreskins. The process takes cells from foreskins donated to the project, known as the Skin Factory at the Fraunhofer Institute in Stuttgart, Germany, and grows swatches of skin for use in testing cosmetics and other consumer products. Project spokesman Andreas Traube said that its creators claim that one day their process could replace all animal testing. Scientists extract a single layer of cells from each...

2008-03-29 03:00:08

By Rofaeel, Ayman Peng, Philip; Louis, Ihab; Chan, Vincent Background and Objectives: Compared with conventional fluoroscopic-guided pudendal nerve block, ultrasonography has potential advantages for visualizing anatomical landmarks such as the internal pudendal artery and nerve, the sacrospinous and sacrotuberous ligaments, and local anesthetic spread. We examined the clinical utility of performing pudendal nerve block under real- time ultrasound guidance. Methods: Seventeen patients were...

2006-01-12 04:25:35

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Seven" director David Fincher is carving out room in his schedule for "Torso," a thriller about federal agent Eliot Ness' exploits after his Al Capone days. The Paramount Pictures project is based on a graphic novel written by Brian Michael Bendis and Marc Andrey-ko, and drawn by Bendis in the late 1990s. "Torso" tells the relatively unknown story of Ness' move to Cleveland to become the city's public safety officer. Torsos began...

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