CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 24, 1981
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Boston, Massachusetts) Role of synthetic skin in recovery and survival of severely burned humans examined; artificial skin's composition and function outlined. [Dr. John BURKE - wants material to replace normal function of skin; elaborate Benefits to patient from material examined. [BURKE - praises material.] Synthetic skin, produced through collaboration of MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital, discussed; FDA (Food and Drug Administration) said deciding on licensing of artificial skin.
REPORTER: Steve Young.]
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