New Technique Makes All Blood Types Universal

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/9428244/9428245" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Researchers say they have found a way to convert all types of blood to type O, the universal donor. The discovery might mean an end to blood shortages and dangerous transfusion reactions.

Guest:

Geoff Daniels, head of molecular diagnostics at the Bristol Institute for Transfusion Sciences

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.