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2011-07-28 00:53:48

Reprogrammed kidney cells could make transplants and dialysis things of the past     * Patients' own kidney cells can be reprogrammed and used as therapy against kidney disease    * Cells can easily be collected from the urine    * 88,000 patients are waiting for a kidney transplant in the United States, and they wait for an average of 3 to 5 years Approximately 60 million people across the globe have chronic kidney disease, and many will need...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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