Video: Scientists find new way to make human platelets

Scientists have discovered a new way to make human platelets, which could help patients worldwide who need blood transfusions.

Platelets are the cells we use to form blood clots. They're traditionally created in our bone marrow. But scientists are now using a machine called a platelet bioreactor — along with human stem cells — to create platelets outside of the human body. 

Find out more with this Newsy video. 

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