upto0013 writes: A new national study is under way to see if medicine derived from vampire bat saliva can help patients survive a stroke. The anti-coagulating properties of the saliva help dissolve blood clots, keeping them from reaching the brain.
"Conversion, fastidious Goddess, loves blood better than brick, and feasts
most subtly on the human will."
-- Virginia Woolf, "Mrs. Dalloway"