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Cold treatment for insulin-making cells points to diabetes cure

A coloured electron transmission showing insulin-secreting beta cells in the human pancreas

Human beta cells (at right, green and yellow; artificially coloured) frozen according to a new method can survive for nine months at ultra-low temperatures. Credit: CNRI/Science Photo Library

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Nature 603, 552 (2022)



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