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Science Magazine: Tiny bubbles help heal broken bones

Repairing big bones breaks has been a challenge. Now researchers have used gene therapy to improve bone grafts in pigs. The new research “has huge clinical significance,” says David Kulber, who directs the Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, and who was not part of the study. …

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TED Ed: How a wound heals itself?

Our skin is the largest organ in our bodies, with a surface area of about 20 square feet in adults. When we are cut or wounded, our skin begins to repair itself through a complex, well-coordinated process. Sarthak Sinha takes us past the epidermis and into the dermis to investigate this regenerative response. Lesson by …

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Curtin University: Breakthrough in Healing Deep Wounds

Can chronic ulcers and other deep wounds heal by themselves? The answer is yes — with just a little help from a synthetic extracellular matrix developed by Curtin University researchers.