Science Writers at AP, Major Dailies Agree: All hail Frankenbladder!


News from the journal Lancet that tissue engineering doctors at Wake Forest University and Harvard Medical School are growing new bladder tissue in the lab from patients’ own defective bladders, and rebuilding the originals, unleashed a splash of stories across the world.

The outpouring includes works by:

Lawrence K. Altman at the NY Times

Carey Goldberg at the Boston Globe,

Thomas H. Maugh II at LA Times,

Jeff Donn at AP

Rick Weiss at Wash. Post.

Special thanks, for this item’s title, to the website Sploid that popped up in a google search.

Here is the press release