Scientists Create Tiny Human Livers From Stem Cells

Scientists Create Tiny Human Livers From Stem Cells
Innovation

Promising results from Japanese research into creating three-dimensional body parts.

Ross Brooks
  • 5 july 2013

With a shortage of organ donors when it comes to treating end-stage organ failure, scientists have been in search of a way to produce organs using human stem cells. Researchers in Japan have recently had great success creating tiny human livers, similar to those present in early fetal life.

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