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  • Brain-dead Gurugram woman’s organs save four lives

    Brain-dead Gurugram woman’s organs save four lives

    The woman was admitted to the hospital on July 7 and the doctors declared her brain dead on July 10. The same day her family members gave nod for organ donation, hoping she would still live through her organs.

    August 9, 2022
  • Taking organs from animals

    Taking organs from animals

    Scientists are working on transplanting entire hearts, liver, kidneys, pancreas and lungs from animals to humans. The increasing demand for organs, tissues, and cells, and the dearth of available human organs, have focused scientific interest in taking organs from animals. The term for the transplanting of organs from one species to another is called xenotransplantation …

    January 21, 2018
  • Organs printed from bio-ink closer to reality

    Organs printed from bio-ink closer to reality

    Scientists have developed a way to print stable biological structures using ‘bio-ink’, an advance that may someday lead to printed human organ replacements. Before any real applications, “bioprinting” still faces many technical challenges. Processing the bio-ink and making it stick to itself and hold the desired printed gel structure have been proving particularly difficult especially …

    December 28, 2017
  • Read the fine print

    Read the fine print

    Vegetarianism, at its most superficial level, is the not eating of animal flesh. And should include milk which is liquid animal flesh.

    December 17, 2017
  • Only 0.08 per cent of Indians donate their organs

    Only 0.08 per cent of Indians donate their organs

    Only 0.08 per cent of Indians donate their organs

    August 13, 2016