Injectable Magnetic Fluid Slows Bleeding, Aids Magneto

Interesting prototype medical technique provides a unique method of reducing blood flow from a wound:

Trauma patients could be saved from bleeding to death using an injection of a fluid that becomes more viscous when a magnet is applied.

Scientists have designed a “magnetically activated fluidic valve” that uses tiny particles to slow bleeding.

The particles are designed to be injected into the bloodstream above a wound. They flow normally in the blood until a magnetic field is applied, for instance at the site of a wound, when they become far more sluggish.

It is hoped that the technique, which has not yet been tested in humans, could be used to buy doctors more time as they try to save critical patients.

“Our hope is to extend patients’ survival time by at least 30 minutes by conserving blood..."

(Via TheTimes.)

Hmm, where have I seen this before? Oh, yes. In Xmen X2 (2003), Magneto if being held in a Lucite prison - no metal for him to manipulate. How to break him out?

Mystique disguises herself as a beautiful woman in a bar, and injects one of Magneto's vicious, brutal guards with a metal-infused fluid.

Then Magneto applies a suitable magnetic field and ... presto!

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