Sponsor Message:
Non Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
British Scientists To Create 'synthetic' Blood  
User currently offlineMortyman From Norway, joined Aug 2006, 3891 posts, RR: 1
Posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1656 times:

Scientists in Britain plan to become the first in the world to produce unlimited amounts of synthetic human blood from embryonic stem cells for emergency infection-free transfusions.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/sc...reate-synthetic-blood-1651715.html

6 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineVirgin744 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 919 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1611 times:

I wouldnt want to be a recipient until it was tried and tested on many millions for many years without any problems. Remember the Elephant Man trial in London a few years ago??

No thank you very much!


User currently offlineMBMBOS From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2597 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1600 times:



Quoting Virgin744 (Reply 1):
I wouldnt want to be a recipient until it was tried and tested on many millions for many years...

They could test it out on Nicole Kidman since there would be little chance of her body rejecting the, um, synthetic blood.


User currently offlineWarRI1 From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 8873 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1574 times:

I would say that it may be a great medical advance if it tests out Ok. I do not have a problem with the concept. As a blood donor of many years, it sure would simplify the process if it was infection free. That is the big concern everywhere, infection, who could argue if just that concern was removed from the blood supply. The article does say that it maybe possible for a Universal Donor such as O neg to be developed. That would be priceless.


It is better to die on your feet, than live on your knees.
User currently offlinePPVRA From Brazil, joined Nov 2004, 8959 posts, RR: 40
Reply 4, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1571 times:

I wonder what the Pope will say about this one. . .

Good news though.



"If goods do not cross borders, soldiers will" - Frederic Bastiat
User currently offlineFLY2HMO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1543 times:

That would be great. It would make blood more readily accessible and much more safer to use.

Quoting Virgin744 (Reply 1):
Remember the Elephant Man trial in London a few years ago??

Blood is not a drug. This will be just like real blood.


User currently offlineAlfa75 From United States of America, joined May 2005, 614 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1473 times:

Frankly I do not see why it can't be done. I would have little problem using it. Just think of the lives it could save.

Which makes me think...I wonder where they got the idea from.

Serve warm. And remember to drink responsibly.








The best things in life aren't things!
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Do You Have To Low/high Blood Pressure? posted Fri Sep 7 2007 15:25:23 by B747forever
British Children To Be Fingerprinted At Age 11 posted Sun Mar 4 2007 22:32:58 by Mdsh00
PHX Woman Plots To Drink Lovers Blood. posted Thu Feb 15 2007 16:57:21 by AirframeAS
Using Company Resources To Create A Blog posted Wed May 3 2006 16:37:22 by Runway23
How To Create A Winning Sports Team posted Mon Sep 19 2005 04:31:20 by PROSA
British Solution To NASA's Shuttle Woes posted Fri Jul 29 2005 20:23:35 by WhiteHatter
I'm Going To Create A Chaos posted Sun Mar 13 2005 02:05:09 by Aloges
How To Create A Digital Stamp?! posted Mon Sep 20 2004 16:13:47 by Yazoo
How To Create A Screensaver? posted Thu Apr 29 2004 21:02:52 by Contrails
A Quarter Of The British Army To Go To The Gulf posted Mon Jan 20 2003 20:36:46 by GDB