Scientists brave enough to grow a spine
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Scientists brave enough to grow a spine

Stem cells self-organise into trunk-like structures.

Comparison of nine-day-old mouse embryo grown in the womb (left) and a trunk-like-structure (right). The neural tube, which eventually makes the spinal cord, is in pink. All other tissues are blue. Credit: J Veenvliet, A Bolondi, MPI f. Mol. Genet
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