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Artificial blood made in the laboratory could be transfused into ANY patient

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A team of Japanese experts created the 'blood' complete with red blood cells, which carry oxygen, and platelets, which trigger clotting when the skin is cut or grazed. When tested on 10 rabbits with severe blood loss, six survived. The scientists claim this is comparable to if the animals were treated with real blood.