James Harrison, an Australian blood plasma donor, is known as “The Man with the Golden Arm”. His unusual plasma composition has been used to cure Rhesus disease. He has made over 1,100 donations throughout his lifetime, and these donations are estimated to have saved over 2.5 million babies.
The microgravity of space can cause astronauts’ blood to run backwards.
In an emergency coconut water can be used as a blood plasma.
Due to their similar protein composition, blood can be used as an egg substitute in baking and making ice cream.
There’s a medical condition that causes its sufferers to sweat blood.
The water from a freshly opened coconut can be safely injected into human veins in place of sterilized water-for-injection.
The Red Cross sells the blood that people donate.
After needing 13 liters of blood for a surgery at the age of 13, a man named James Harrison pledged to donate blood once he turned 18. It was discovered that his blood contained a rare antigen which cured Rhesus disease. He has donated blood a record 1,000 times and saved 2,000,000 lives.
In 2007 a man bled green blood.