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  • Now You Can Trade Your Old Kidney for a New Pair of Yeezy Boosts

    Sneakerheads are spending thousands of dollars for the Boosts, so why not just hand over a kidney to cop a pair?

  • This Tiny Artificial Kidney Is Powered by Your Body

    Kidney failure is on the rise and the kidney donation system is so tangled that people who need the organ transplant aren’t receiving them even when they’re available. Rather than try to untangle the systemic mess, a team of scientists at universities...

  • Black-market Kidney

    It cost $7,000 to buy the actual kidney, $1,000 to fly round-trip to Cape Town, South Africa, where the operation could be done legally, and $1,200 to fly the Brazilian bricklayer whose kidney is now inside me to Cape Town from São Paulo.