Sunday, September 30, 2012

Replacement Ear Grown on an Arm



From Cory Doctorow … Replacement ear grown on an arm - Boing Boing:

A woman whose exterior ear was removed during her fight with cancer has grown a replacement ear made from starter-tissue harvested from her rib, which was cultured and scaffolded on her arm. Once the ear was ripe, it was removed from her arm and affixed to the side of her head.

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