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UK scientists develop blood-recycling kit

New machine to help overcome blood shortages and cut need for transfusions during surgery.

Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 21:17
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Many things are recycled these days, and now blood has been added to the list, exciting the medical community.

British scientists have developed a new machine to help overcome blood shortages and cut the need for transfusions.

The portable machine Hemosep takes the best bits out of the blood that leaves the body - and prepares them to go back in an affordable way.

Al Jazeera's Phil Lavelle reports.

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