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Chinese boffins grow new eye lenses using stem cells

CarbonLifeForm

From the article:

"The work isolates lens epithelial stem or progenitor cells and preserves them in a surgical method that allows cataracts to be extracted."

They went to lens epithelial cells, and embryonic stem cells have not differentiated sufficiently to be called lens anything. So it sounds like it's non-embryonic, and possibly even self-donated.

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