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Growing a new finger

A man who lost part of his finger in an accident has grown it back thanks to pioneering "regenerative medicine" work by researchers in the US.

BBC New York Correspondent Matthew Price meets Dr Stephen Badylak from the University of Pittsburgh to find out how it was done.


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