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(Uproxx)   Woman experiencing pain and "clicking noises" after a cosmetic stem cell treatment was growing new bones in her eye. DO NOT WANT   (uproxx.com ) divider line
    More: Scary, stem cell therapy, Rancho Mirage, pain  
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2012-12-20 02:22:30 PM  
3 votes:
I guess she'll have an aqueous humerus now!
2012-12-20 02:22:48 PM  
2 votes:
The anigif was worth the read.
2012-12-20 03:38:23 PM  
1 vote:
That story was hot. Or maybe it was the story I made up about the first picture.

cdn.uproxx.com

//so hot
2012-12-20 03:29:56 PM  
1 vote:
The one thing I took away from the article is they figured out what happened.

This wasn't just some "WTF, the stem cells picked a random growth pattern" issue. Encouraging, at least, to not have to say, "we have no idea why this happened, and we have no control over it."
2012-12-20 02:51:06 PM  
1 vote:
We must hope that no stem cells are involved in a Brazilian wax.
2012-12-20 02:48:52 PM  
1 vote:

CygnusDarius: How can we apply this for military applications? Wolverine-like claws, bone-plated troops? Or go full-doomsday berserkers?.


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2012-12-20 02:47:34 PM  
1 vote:
You could say she rolled the bones and came up snake eyes...
2012-12-20 02:42:31 PM  
1 vote:
WHY THE FARK WOULD YOU USE STEM CELLS IN A COSMETIC TREATMENT?!

How the fark is that even LEGAL!?

Especially since Stem Cells, while promising as hell, are still being evaluated and have a great risk for causing harm?!

Damnit, people like this are going to ultimately make large chunks of the public go "OH NOES! STEM CELLS IS TEH TOO DANGEROUS!" and ruin it for the rest of us.

/Same damn reason I get pissed when I see crap like "Underpants! Now infused with COLLOIDAL SILVER NANOPARTICLES TO FIGHT BACTERIA!" etc etc.
//NO! BAD COMPANY. BAD! Either you are lying, or you are being *incredibly* irresponsible with emerging technology. STOP IT.
2012-12-20 02:40:40 PM  
1 vote:
upload.wikimedia.org
Approves.
2012-12-20 02:28:38 PM  
1 vote:
She's not the first creature with eye bones.

www.palaeocritti.com
2012-12-20 02:27:51 PM  
1 vote:
My only regret is that I have eyeboneitis.
2012-12-20 02:25:03 PM  
1 vote:
This sounds like a science breakthrough to me - now we know how to grow new bones.

/grow your bones people
 
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