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Researchers develop the first ever fully-functioning regenerated living organ in a laboratory

A group of British scientists working at the Medical Research Council(MRC) Centre for Regenerative Medicine, in the University of Edinburgh, has been successful in developing the first fully-functional, laboratory-produced organ inside a living organism. Though parts of organs, such as the heart and the liver, have previously been produced from existing stem cells, this is the first…


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