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Gates-backed firm develops injection to seal gunshot wounds

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#1 Lord Method Man

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 15:38


Startup RevMedx, which develops products for military medics and members of the emergency services, has created a device that can seal a gunshot wound in 15 seconds, Popular Science reports. The device is called XStat, and its creators are hoping the FDA will approve it for use by medical professionals.




According to Popular Science, the RevMedx team received $5 million from the U.S. Army to finish developing the product. The company also won a seed grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a version of XStat that helps stymie postpartum bleeding.







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Posted 04 February 2014 - 15:45

looking at the attached photo ... let's wait and see how people, erm, abuse it.

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 17:33

Could they have made it less... well, never mind.

#4 The_Observer


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Posted 04 February 2014 - 22:29

This wouldnt be needed if only we had laser guns!

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