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Engineered Rabbit Penis That Does the Deed

Two rabbitsVia KurzweilAI, we learn about a piece in Technology Review about how… well… "scientists from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center have created penile erectile tissue and implanted it into male rabbits, allowing the animals to, well, go at it like rabbits."  The rabbit penis functions normally and even fathers children.  Plus, they can make ’em real big!  (I made that last part up, but why not?)

"Anthony Atala, M.D., director of Wake Forest’s Institute for Regenerative Medicine, in a statement. ‘Our hope is that patients with congenital abnormalities, penile cancer, traumatic injury and some cases of erectile dysfunction will benefit from this technology in the future.’"

Technology Review article

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