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DIY eye

Generation of complex organs in vitro is a major challenge in regenerative medicine. But it is not an impossible one: an entire synthetic retina has now been generated from embryonic stem cells. See Article p.51

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Figure 1: Eye development.

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Ali, R., Sowden, J. DIY eye. Nature 472, 42–43 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/472042a

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