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Maggot slime shown to be healing aid

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#1    Lava_Lady


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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:12 AM

Yes, maggots are creepy, crawly and slimy. But that slime is a remarkable healing balm, used by battlefield surgeons for centuries to close wounds. Now, researchers say they've figured out how the fly larvae work their magic: They suppress our immune system.


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Posted 11 December 2012 - 10:39 AM

Already posted, sorry.


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