Yes, Lee Spievack, who cut off the tip of his finger while working on a model airplane, actually used a powder made from pig bladder to help the regeneration process. Video after the break.

That powder is a substance made from pig bladders called extracellular matrix. It is a mix of protein and connective tissue surgeons often use to repair tendons and it holds some of the secrets behind the emerging new science of regenerative medicine

[via BoingBoingSpluch]

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