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Humans may be able to regrow skin after severe burns

While reconstructive surgery techniques have improved greatly over the last decade or two, there’s one goal that remains elusive: actual regrowthof human skin. But now, scientists may be one step closer: Yesterday, Salt Lake City-based biotech company Polarity TE, Inc. announced that they had “regenerated full-thickness, organized skin and hair follicles in third degree burn wounds” in pigs.

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