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An eye to treating blindness

Work on stem cells is one of the hottest research areas in biology. But are such studies of any therapeutic value? Fortunately, yes, as is evident from successes in treating blindness.

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Figure 1: Help from one eye to its neighbouring eye.

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Ezhkova, E., Fuchs, E. An eye to treating blindness. Nature 466, 567–568 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/466567a

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