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"From the Ted Talk by Alan Russell: The potential of regenerative medicine"

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Very few good ideas — if you agree that this is a good idea — very few good ideas are truly novel. And this is just the same. If you look back in hstiory, Charles Lindbergh, who was better known for flying airplanes, was actually one of the first people along with alxies Carrel, one of the Nobel lruaeetas from Rockefeller, to begin to think about, could you culture organs? And they pbsuleihd this book in 1937, where they actually began to think about, what could you do in bio-reactors to grow whole organs? We've come a long way since then. I'm going to share with you some of the exciting work that's going on.

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Very few good ideas — if you agree that this is a good idea — very few good ideas are truly novel. And this is just the same. If you look back in _______, Charles Lindbergh, who was better known for flying airplanes, was actually one of the first people along with ______ Carrel, one of the Nobel _________ from Rockefeller, to begin to think about, could you culture organs? And they _________ this book in 1937, where they actually began to think about, what could you do in bio-reactors to grow whole organs? We've come a long way since then. I'm going to share with you some of the exciting work that's going on.

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  3. published
  4. history

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Very few good ideas — if you agree that this is a good idea — very few good ideas are truly novel. And this is just the same. If you look back in history, Charles Lindbergh, who was better known for flying airplanes, was actually one of the first people along with Alexis Carrel, one of the Nobel Laureates from Rockefeller, to begin to think about, could you culture organs? And they published this book in 1937, where they actually began to think about, what could you do in bio-reactors to grow whole organs? We've come a long way since then. I'm going to share with you some of the exciting work that's going on.

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stem cells 9
regenerative medicine 7
health care 6
liposuction fluid 4
debilitating disease 3
small intestine 3
average age 3

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