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1 January 1970

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Retina grown in the lab

Mouse retinas have been grown in the lab using embryonic stem cells.
Mouse retinas have been grown in the lab using embryonic stem cells. The technique could lead to treatments for human eye diseases. The retinas are the most complex tissue… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/retina-grown-in-the-lab/

Brain cells created in the lab

Scientists have created neurons from embryonic stem cells.
Scientists have created neurons from embryonic stem cells. The neurons can be used to investigate the causes of Alzheimer's disease and to test for potential medicines.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/brain-cells-created-in-the-lab/

Stem cells could end blood platelet shortage

Blood platelets produced from embryonic stem cells have been used to repair damaged tissues in mice.
Blood platelets produced from embryonic stem cells have been used to repair damaged tissues in mice. Platelet transfusions are often given to patients following transplant… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/stem-cells-could-end-blood-platelet-shortage/

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