These Little Organs Could Be Big For Stem-Cell Research
Three-dimensional organs are the latest in stem-cell research, and they reveal where organ development goes wrong.By Ryan Biek | August 4, 2015
What is an organoid? It's a smaller version of an organ, a tiny model created from stem cells.
Some researchers are working on growing body parts, like skin, for transplants. But two recent studies seem less like science fiction and could end the controversies surrounding stem cells. (Video via Wake Forest Baptist Health)
But first, some background.