In a cloning first, researchers generate embryonic stem cells from a man's skin.
The move is a huge blow to what was touted as a game-changing discovery.
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Physically stressing white blood cells encourages them to revert to a state equivalent to an embryonic stem cell. Continue reading →
The technique could lead to tissue implants that cure some types of blindness.
The lab-grown brain cells self-organized, and took on growth patterns seen in a developing, fetal brain.
Scientists used stem cells to grow human heart tissue that contracted spontaneously in a petri dish.
This is the first report demonstrating the generation of a functional human organ from stem cells.
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