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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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