Sprouting New Organs

Scott Badger (wbadger@psyberlink.net)
Fri, 6 Nov 1998 17:06:25 -0600

More optimistic news from MSNBC:

"Nov. 5 In a feat that blurs further the line between medicine and science fiction, two independent teams of researchers have
grown human stem cells cells that give rise to all other cells in our bodies in a petri dish. The technique opens the door to sprouting new heart muscle, new bone,
even new brain cells a virtually unlimited amount of human tissue to replace diseased parts of the body."

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