Stem Cells To Lung Cells

This article (found via Transhumanity) describes a breakthrough in growing lung cells from embryonic stem cells. This lays the groundwork for the development of regenerative therapies for a wide range of many deadly lung conditions like cystic fibrosis and lung cancer. All in all, this is a good year for regenerative medicine; scientists have been making astounding progress in understanding and using stem cells to grow replacement tissue and organs. We can only hope that this keeps up!

Link: http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,7044632%255E2862,00.html

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