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Scientists Make Progress In The Development Of A “One-Size-Fits-All” Artificial Blood

In a synthetic biology project dubbed HaemO2, researchers based at the University of Essex are developing a universal artificial blood substitute that, if successful, could potentially be given to any patient in need, regardless of blood type. Blood substitutes are desirable since the number of donors worldwide is steadily decreasing, meaning that hospitals are often…