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Scientists revived the cells of pigs an hour after death, a potential organ transplant breakthrough

The pigs had already been dead for an hour, and yet, the cells of their hearts, brains and livers were still kicking.  Thanks to a new system called OrganEx, scientists can now keep the dying organs of recently deceased pigs alive by hooking the animals up to a system of pumps, filters and flowing fluids. …

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