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Submission + - Miniature 'human brain' grown in the lab using skin stem cells (nature.com)

ananyo writes: With the right mix of nutrients and a little bit of coaxing, human stem cells derived from skin can assemble spontaneously into brain-like chunks of tissue, researchers report in the journal Nature. A fully formed artificial brain might still be years away, but the pea-sized neural clumps developed in this work could prove useful for researching human neurological diseases.
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Miniature 'human brain' grown in the lab using skin stem cells

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