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Synthetic 'tissues' build themselves


May 31, 2018

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How do complex biological structures -- an eye, a hand, a brain -- emerge from a single fertilized egg? This is the fundamental question of developmental biology, and a mystery still being grappled with by scientists who hope to one day apply the same principles to heal damaged tissues or re-grow ailing organs.Full Story

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