Human corneas grown in the lab

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Thu, 09 Dec 1999 12:21:17 -0800


Human corneas grown in lab
Tissue may one day be used for transplants

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Dec. 9 =97 Researchers have created the first laboratory-grown human corneas, prompting excitement that the tissue could replace some chemical testing on animals=92 eyes =97 and markin= g a major step toward one day developing artificial corneas for transplant. The new corneas look and act like the real thing, scientists reported Thursday.