Thursday, 21 June 2012

So let's get drinking


We are told via gizmodo that scientists can now grow a functioning liver from stem cells.

Scientists have promised a lot of regenerative medicine will come from stem cells, but so far progress has been fairly slow: they can stimulate regrowth of heart tissue; make incredibly expensive artifical blood, or—at best—construct a short piece of vein. Now, though, scientists are claiming they can grow functional liver.

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