Monday, February 19, 2007
CNN is reporting that Japanese scientists have successfully grown new teeth in a mouse using only a single original cell. And it wasn't a stem cell.
The original story appeared in Nature Methods.
This success puts us further on the path to growing replacement organs from a patients own cells. The ability to do this means a better alternative for astronauts on deep space missions who become seriously ill or injured.
Calling Dr. McCoy...
Posted by Jerry Battiste at 8:12 PM