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If I could print 1 replacement organ ...

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I'd print myself a new heart.
  3681 votes / 14%
I'd print myself a new liver.
  2609 votes / 10%
I'd print myself a new kidney.
  429 votes / 1%
I'd print myself a new brain.
  3609 votes / 14%
I'd print myself a new set of skin.
  1748 votes / 6%
I'd print myself some organ here unlisted.
  4894 votes / 19%
I'd print an organ for someone else.
  6324 votes / 25%
I'd pass.
  1811 votes / 7%
25105 total votes.
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  • knees (Score:4, Informative)

    by 1u3hr (530656) on Friday September 14, 2012 @01:00AM (#41331715)
    I need new knees, and new teeth.

    If I had a million dollars I could get those fixed now. So maybe I'd just print $1 million rather than wait.

  • Re:Pancreas (Score:4, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Friday September 14, 2012 @06:36AM (#41332851)

    If it was possible several years ago I would check OE pancreas as well but for my Dad who passed away from pancreatic cancer. Only had 7 weeks from diagnosis until death.

  • Re:Pancreas (Score:2, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Friday September 14, 2012 @06:44AM (#41332887)
    Completely missing an organ is a drag to say the least. My _young_ wife had her thyroid (and a few other things) removed 4 years ago (cancer). After that it's treatment for life, and a quality of life that goes down the drain: sex went from twice a day to once a week overnight, inability to do anything tiring, long time to recover from a night out or a day hiking, etc... Yup, I'll print her a new one as soon as I can !
  • Re:Pulmenary system (Score:5, Informative)

    by Capt.DrumkenBum (1173011) on Friday September 14, 2012 @12:35PM (#41336113)
    And lung capacity will be back sooner than that. I quit 3 years ago, and I still get winded more easily than people who have never smoked. Some of the damage never does repair.
    That said, to the OP: Quit! Quit now! You will never regret quitting! Nothing feels better than waking up in the morning not needing a smoke.
    Don't forget all the extra money you will have for new "toys".
  • Re:Foreskin (Score:2, Informative)

    by Anonymous Coward on Friday September 14, 2012 @07:51PM (#41341861)

    Either way it is no big deal.

    I wish. The foreskin is an important part of male anatomy, and circumcision has serious negative consequences for not only the man, but his female partner as well.

    A study in 2007 by Sorrells, et al., measured the fine-touch sensitivity of 19 different places on the male genitalia, both circumcised and intact. This study concluded that "circumcision ablates the most sensitive parts of [male anatomy]."
    http://www.doctorsopposingcircumcision.org/pdf/sorrells_2007.pdf

    Someone was nice enough to create color-coded diagrams using the data from this study to visually show the areas of sensitivity:
    http://www.circumstitions.com/Sexuality.html#sorrells

    Google functions of the foreskin for more information.

  • Re:Pancreas (Score:4, Informative)

    by loshwomp (468955) on Sunday September 16, 2012 @12:19AM (#41350057)

    The problem isn't that [single payer healthcare is] evil, it's that the U.S. simply can't afford it.

    I see this claim often, but it's simply not true. The UK spends about $3000 per person per year. The US spends nearly three times that much, and doesn't even get coverage for everyone as a result.

    The cost delta, scaled to our ~300M population, is over $1.5 Trillion per year. If we wanted less-meager universal healthcare, we could spend 66% more than the UK, in which case we'd save "only" $1T per year.

The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination -- but the combination is locked up in the safe. -- Peter DeVries

 



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