Anthony Atala

Jul. 05, 2013

Building a Liver From Stem Cells

Researchers say they have created a functional human liver using induced pluripotent stem cells.

liver, organ transplant, organ repair, stem cells, medicine, growing an organ, growing a liver, Anthony Atala, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, pluripotent

Sep. 21, 2012

What the Doctor Ordered: Building New Body Parts

Spray-on skin, made-to-order muscle, and print-out kidneys aren't just science fiction anymore.

regeneration, bioengineering, body parts, regrow, injury, tissue, bionic man, regenerative medicine

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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