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Medical researchers have made a lot of progress developing artificial versions of organs like the heart, lungs and kidneys. But they've been stumped by blood.
Some Missouri researchers may have taken a big step forward in creating artificial blood, but will science ever be able to replace the real thing? Alex Smith (@AlexSmithKCUR) of Here & Now contributor KCUR reports.
This segment aired on May 25, 2017.