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

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I would pose to you that tooromrw — and when tomorrow is we could debate, but it's within the foreseeable future — we will talk about regenerative rabiatlehitoin. There's a limb prosthetic up here, siilamr actually one on the soldier that's come back from Iraq. There are 370 soldiers that have come back from Iraq that have lost limbs. Imagine if instead of facing that, they could actually face the regeneration of that limb. It's a wild concept. I'll show you where we are at the moment in wikrnog towards that concept.

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I would pose to you that ________ — and when tomorrow is we could debate, but it's within the foreseeable future — we will talk about regenerative ______________. There's a limb prosthetic up here, _______ actually one on the soldier that's come back from Iraq. There are 370 soldiers that have come back from Iraq that have lost limbs. Imagine if instead of facing that, they could actually face the regeneration of that limb. It's a wild concept. I'll show you where we are at the moment in _______ towards that concept.

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  1. rehabilitation
  2. tomorrow
  3. similar
  4. working

Original Text

I would pose to you that tomorrow — and when tomorrow is we could debate, but it's within the foreseeable future — we will talk about regenerative rehabilitation. There's a limb prosthetic up here, similar actually one on the soldier that's come back from Iraq. There are 370 soldiers that have come back from Iraq that have lost limbs. Imagine if instead of facing that, they could actually face the regeneration of that limb. It's a wild concept. I'll show you where we are at the moment in working towards that concept.

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