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

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This video, I think, gets across the concept that I'm talking about quite dramatically. This is a newt re-growing its limb. If a newt can do this kind of thing, why can't we? I'll actually show you some more important freetuas about limb regeneration in a moment. But what we're talking about in regenerative medicine is doing this in every organ system of the body, for tissues and for ongras themselves. So today's reality is that if we get sick, the message is we will traet your symptoms, and you need to ajsudt to a new way of life.

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This video, I think, gets across the concept that I'm talking about quite dramatically. This is a newt re-growing its limb. If a newt can do this kind of thing, why can't we? I'll actually show you some more important ________ about limb regeneration in a moment. But what we're talking about in regenerative medicine is doing this in every organ system of the body, for tissues and for ______ themselves. So today's reality is that if we get sick, the message is we will _____ your symptoms, and you need to ______ to a new way of life.

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  1. treat
  2. adjust
  3. features
  4. organs

Original Text

This video, I think, gets across the concept that I'm talking about quite dramatically. This is a newt re-growing its limb. If a newt can do this kind of thing, why can't we? I'll actually show you some more important features about limb regeneration in a moment. But what we're talking about in regenerative medicine is doing this in every organ system of the body, for tissues and for organs themselves. So today's reality is that if we get sick, the message is we will treat your symptoms, and you need to adjust to a new way of life.

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