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Laboratory organs might be closer than we think – but, is that a good thing?
 

Laboratory organs might be closer than we think – but, is that a good thing?

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A number of recent studies have involved transplanting human brain organoids into rats – an action that has since garnered debates concerning ethical issues related to such experimentation.
 
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14 Nov 2017 - General
 
Here we are in the process of researching on possible treatments for one of the most important structures in human anantomy - the brain. Laboratory-grown organoids are now being considered to potentially heal damaged areas in experimental mice. The main issue lies on ethical standards now if the results show favorable responses. Is it ethical to inject something foreign into an organ that essentially defines who we are? Will harvest of autologous stem cells circumvent this ethical conundrum? For...
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