RE: Replacement fingers grown?

Damien Broderick (
Thu, 01 Jul 1999 13:21:53

At 08:59 PM 30/06/99 -0500, Billy wrote:

>Note, however, that they aren't growing any nerves or blood
>vessels in these artificial fingers.

Telly news last night reported that some Australian team have *new* *breakthrough* method of making fake arteries out of synthetic gloop and lining them with tweaked cells from the recipient, which allegedly makes them viable and long-lasting for cardiac repair. Works in beastie trials, soon human clinical tests. Sorry no URL.

Damien Broderick the partially informed