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Articles related to blood

Platelets are produced in the bone marrow by cells called megakaryocytes.	iStock
Feature: A Matter of Life & Death
Discovering the factors that control the lifespan of the cells that form blood clots could improve cancer treatments and extend the shelf-life of blood donations.
Feature: New Blood
Chemotherapy takes a huge toll on the immune system, but new research into blood stem cell proliferation could improve the recovery of patients.