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CReM Scientists Turn Human IPS Cells into Lung Cells. “Bronchospheres” may pave way for personalized cystic fibrosis treatments

Human lungs, like all organs, begin their existence as clumps of undifferentiated stem cells. But in a matter of months, the cells get organized. They gather together, branch and bud, some forming airways and others alveoli, the delicate sacs where our bodies exchange oxygen for carbon dioxide. The end result, ideally: two healthy, breathing lungs.


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