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Using soil may form a wound-sealing plug that also prevents blood loss

April 30, 2020

A surprising new discovery by scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada, suggests that sanitised soil could be used to halt bleeding – while regular dirt contains many microorganisms that may cause infections if applied to an open wound, sanitised soil could be easily procured and stored onsite in remote locations […]

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