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Japanese Scientist Falsified Claims On Groundbreaking Stem Cell Research
2014-04-01 08:43:26

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Less than three months after a rising Japanese scientist made claims of a significant stem cell breakthrough, new evidence has come forward that confirms the findings of the groundbreaking study were falsified. Haruko Obokata, the lead author of a study published in the journal Nature in January, claimed that stem cells could be created by dipping blood cells into acid, potentially leading to hope in growing Stap...


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