June 15, 2013

Real-Life True Blood: Synthetic Blood Is Coming

Devon Maloney, Wired


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Season 6 of HBO’s vampire drama True Blood premieres on Sunday night, presumably following up on last year’s cliffhanger where the factory that produces Tru-Blood — the bottled synthetic blood that allows vampires go “vegetarian” — was burned to the ground, destroying the product that made it possible for vampires to non-violently co-exist with people.

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TAGGED: Blood, Stem Cells, Synthetic Biology, Clinical Trials

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