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Scientists Turn Used LCDs Into Medicine 30

Posted by timothy
from the waste-not-want-not dept.
schliz writes "Scientists from the University of York have come up with a new recycling technique that extracts PVA from used LCD panels to create a 'a bioactive sponge.' The technique could allow recovered PVA to be used in pills, wound dressings and tissue scaffolds that aid human tissue regeneration. It could also keep waste LCD screens from incineration or landfill altogether."
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Scientists Turn Used LCDs Into Medicine

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday July 22, 2009 @05:32PM (#28788229)

    You jest, but there were (seriouspsychological studies performed in the sixties and seventies whose results suggested that LSD and other psychedelic drugs, when used in a clinical setting with proper setup and safeguards, resulted in tremendous healing of long-standing psychological conditions. Some doctors went so far as to claim that a single session using LSD provided the kind of breakthroughs that normally come only after years of therapy. Thus, LSD, like marijuana, is a Schedule I drug because its legitimate medical use was buried before more studies could be performed.

    It's enough to make a man paranoid.

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