Human embryonic stem cells created from adult tissue for first time
The cells, made with cloning technique behind Dolly the sheep, have the potential to regenerate damaged organs and tissues
- The Guardian, Wednesday 15 May 2013 12.21 EDT
The US team overcame technical problems that had frustrated researchers for more than a decade to create batches of the body’s master cells from donated skin.
The work will spark fresh interest in the use of cloning in medical research, and reignite the controversy over a procedure that demands a supply of human eggs, and the creation…
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