Major stem cell discovery claimed

Major stem cell discovery claimed

BBC: Scientists in Japan discovered stem cells can quickly be made by dipping blood cells in acid.

The human body is built of cells with a specific role - nerve cells, liver cells, muscle cells - and that role is fixed.

However, stem cells can become any other type of cell, and they have become a major field of research in medicine for their potential to regenerate the body.

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