instant blood

2019-03-06 04:15:16

By Joanna Marchant A TRICK borrowed from creatures that can survive dehydration could end the constant shortage of blood platelets for transfusion. The technique allows dried platelets to be revived after months or years. This means they could be stockpiled in blood banks, transported to remote locations or even taken on spacecraft for astronauts. People could also set aside some of their own platelets to keep in case they ever run short,