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Scientists Harness Stem Cells for 'Grow-Your-Own' Eye Repair Surgery

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Two teams of scientists have come up with creative new ways to help people with vision problems regenerate their own eyes.

Kohji Nishida of Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan and colleagues grew eye cells from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells), which are made from ordinary cells such as skin cells. They are genetically or chemically tricked into becoming stem cells, and then can be re-directed to form the desired cell type.

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