Lungs outside the body

Okay, so not exactly. But they can now take lungs out of your body and keep them breathing and working for twelve hours while they check them out and give them a tune-up in prep to transplant them into somebody else’s body. This apparently since of the lungs that are up for transplant about 10% are “good enough to use.” Here’s the gah-inducing video (hit play once the logo’s finished–I hate autoplaying ones, so I turned it off):

And here’s the full article. I believe it was Bailey who sent that over. Been closing tabs.

And more fun below the break.

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