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Cells Reprogrammed in Living Mice

sciencehabit (1205606) writes | about 9 months ago

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sciencehabit (1205606) writes "Researchers have discovered a surprisingly effective way to “reprogram” mature mouse cells into an embryolike state, able to become any of the body’s cell types. Their recipe: Let the transformation happen in a living animal instead of a petri dish. The finding could help scientists better understand how reprogramming works and it may one day help breed replacement tissues or organs in the lab—or in living patients."
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Hurray for limb-replacement! (1)

mi (197448) | about 9 months ago | (#44822083)

I'd like to be able to grow a lost limb. Or, perhaps, an extremity I never had — such as a tail. Or another — one, that's never sufficiently large...
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