September 7, 2011
Spare human parts grown in laboratories could be just years away after scientists discovered more than 20 ways of growing organs.
They have already grown the bladder, urethra and windpipe which have been implanted into patients during clinical trials.
Now scientists have set their sights on replicating more complicated organs, including the heart, kidneys, liver, pancreas and thymus.
The advances could extend life expectancy and cut waiting times for transplants.
Alex Jones – Genetic Armageddon: Humanity’s Greatest Threat
Links to research and reporting on this on-going trend here.