"Tiny stem-cell livers grown in laboratory"
Tiny functioning human livers have been grown from stem cells in the laboratory by scientists in Japan.
They said they were "gobsmacked" when liver buds, the earliest stage of the organ's development, formed spontaneously. The team, reporting their findings in Nature, hope that transplanting thousands of liver buds could reverse liver failure.
Experts welcomed the findings, describing them as "exciting".
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Stem-cell livers grown in laboratory
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