World first for dog’s broken leg

Researchers in Scotland have saved the leg of a dog using a new technique to grow bones in the laboratory.

Eva the dog would have had her entire leg amputated were it not for a novel method of creating bone.

Now the team plans to try it on human patients.

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-42370415

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