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Pentagon Regrowing Soldiers' Muscles From Pig Cells

By Wired.com | Posted - Nov. 10, 2011 at 7:28 a.m.



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Some pig cells, a single surgery and a grueling daily workout: They're the three ingredients that patients will need to re-grow fresh, functional slabs of their own muscle, courtesy of Pentagon-backed science that's two years from hitting mainstream medicine. Already, the research team behind the project has operated successfully on four soldiers. Read More ...

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