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an image of a slice of a rat brain is colored red on a black background. a lime green human organoid sits in the top left of the brain
Human Brain Organoids Transplanted Into Rats Respond to Visual Stimuli
The organoids could one day be used to treat brain injuries in humans. 
Human Brain Organoids Transplanted Into Rats Respond to Visual Stimuli
Human Brain Organoids Transplanted Into Rats Respond to Visual Stimuli

The organoids could one day be used to treat brain injuries in humans. 

The organoids could one day be used to treat brain injuries in humans. 

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Plant Cells Swap Organelles
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Their relocation explains horizontal genome transfer first described more than a decade ago.
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Parkinson’s Disease Cell Therapy Relieves Symptoms in Monkeys
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Neurons derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells fill in for lost dopamine neurons in a primate model of the disease.
Skin Graft-based Gene Therapy Treats Diabetes in Mice
Shawna Williams | Aug 4, 2017 | 2 min read
A small patch of engineered cells makes an enzyme that stimulates insulin release.
Sexless Hook-Up
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Genome fusion at stem graft junctions can generate new plant species.
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