Brave new world alert: a Finnish man had his upper jaw replaced by a new jaw grown from his own stem cells and incubated in his abdomen for nine months.
Somewhere a big American dog barked.
Scientists in Finland said they had replaced a 65-year-old patient's upper jaw with a bone transplant cultivated from stem cells isolated from his own fatty tissue and grown inside his abdomen.
Researchers said on Friday the breakthrough opened up new
ways to treat severe tissue damage and made the prospect of
custom-made living spares parts for humans a step closer to
Yes, I'll take a new jaw, with a side of gleeming white teeth please. Thank you. :D