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Exciting Things Are Happening!

Using a new bioengineering process they developed and call “self-condensation,” researchers in the US and Japan are moving medical science closer to one day growing human organ tissues from tissue-engineered cells for regenerative medicine. The scientists tissue-engineered human pancreatic islets that develop a circulatory system, secrete hormones like insulin, and successfully treat sudden-onset type 1 diabetes in transplanted mice. Annually, there are 79,000 new diagnoses of type...

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