Why do blood types matter? - Natalie S. Hodge
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There have been other stories of people with extremely rare blood. For more information on these unique individuals, read the article: The man with the golden blood. This article in the Atlantic also provides insight into what life is like having a rare blood type: The Most Precious Blood on Earth. Find it amazing that blood donations for those rare types can actually be shared across the world? Read this story in the Smithsonian: “Your Blood Type Is a Lot More Complicated Than You Think” and find out more! For many people, blood donations truly are the gift of life.
Interested in learning more about blood? Watch as Hank Green discusses: Blood!. Follow this up with this SciShow video on What are Blood Types? The Red Cross also has a great site on the different blood types. Which type are you?
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