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“The Ultimate Recycling Process”

Inside a cord-blood lab:

A little lab in St. Louis is at the forefront of the national effort to use stem cells from newborns’ umbilical cord blood to treat deadly diseases.

Without fanfare, the St. Louis Cord Blood Bank has amassed the second-largest inventory in the world of cord blood listed on a public registry. Eight stainless-steel freezers in a hospital office building hold the treasure…


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