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Technological know-how, rhetoric, and talking in regards to the post-human future.


technology, rhetoric, and talking concerning the post-human future

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5 Suddenly, science was no longer perceived as the search for objective truth but the expression of the points of view and interests of well-to-do, corporately or governmentally financed male scientists. in the world of ideas, this relativist idea was powerfully reinforced by Thomas Kuhn’s influential book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions,6 which argued that the history of science was less an unfolding of truths about nature, than a series of abrupt “paradigm shifts” that occurred when one dominant scientific faction was replaced by another.

However, semi-xenotransplantation, in which the decellularized donor scaffold is an animal source yet the cells used to populate it are obtained from the human patient-subject, may represent a solution. 70 Despite these advances, not enough progress has yet been made to translate these laboratory studies into the clinical realm. Conclusion: The Science Extensive research and development in many scientific arenas over the past few decades have positioned regenerative medicine to bring exciting new treatment options to clinical reality.

Current laboratory investigations are under way to construct such a renal cartridge. Other regenerative fAith in science f 27 medicine strategies are also employed to engineer kidneys. Decellularization of porcine kidneys can be easily accomplished, and initial attempts at repopulating the remaining ECM architecture have revealed some organizational capacity of the intravascularly circulated endothelial cells. Furthermore, although it is still in preliminary experiments, bioprinting may ultimately be able to fabricate an entire kidney including the vascular network and functional parenchyma components.

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