Advances in Stem Cell Research!

Amazing! Some researchers in Japan have claimed to have created a functional human liver from stem cells.  The scientists implantes induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, whose function is not yet determined and can develop into any type of cell.  While controversy exists on stem cells taken from embryos, this discovery could bypass the argument as iPS cells can be obtained from adults.  This would revolutionize the future of health care in eliminating or reducing the wait time for organ donations, replacing damaged or sick cells, and more.  Read the New York Daily News article here.


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