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Lab Grown Kidney a Potential Game Changer for Renal Patients

December 18, 2013
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Australian researchers have grown a rudimentary kidney in the laboratory from human stem cells. The development could pave the way for vastly improved treatments for kidney disease patients while also demonstrating the wider potential of bioengineered organs. Rob Muir has more.

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