What is blood made of?

Answer You know what blood is — it’s that red stuff that oozes out if you get a paper cut. The average person has about 1 to 1-½ gallons (4-6 liters) of it. But what is blood, really, and where does ... Read More »

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Who made the first blood banks?

In August 1936, physician Federico Duran-Jorda established the Barcelona Blood-Transfusion Service, which collected, tested and preserved the blood for use during the Spanish Civil War. In 1937, Dr... Read More »

Where is plasma made in your blood?

Plasma, the liquid part of blood, is primarily produced by cells in the bone marrow. Plasma is responsible for transporting nutrients to the cells of the body while simultaneously collecting waste.... Read More »

How is blood sausage made in Guadeloupe?

Blood sausage, or black pudding, is made in many parts of the world, including Guadeloupe. The process of making blood sausage is similar to any other type of sausage.HistoryBlood sausage is connec... Read More »

What system of the human body is made up of blood?

Veins and arteries, which contain blood, are found in the circulatory system, the system of the body that holds responsibility for making sure that blood gets to important organs in the body. Blood... Read More »