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New stem cell type may lead to advances in regenerative medicine

DevelopmentOfNewStemCellTypeMayLeadToAdvancesInRegenerativeMedicine
New “intermediate” embryonic stem cell type from multiple species that can contribute to chimeras and create precursors to sperm and eggs in a culture dish. The findings could lead to a host of advances in basic biology, regenerative medicine, and reproductive technology

‘Mini-lungs’ reveal early stages of SARS-CoV-2 infection

MiniLungsRevealEarlyStagesOfSARSCoV2Infection
‘Mini-lungs’ grown from tissue donated to hospitals have provided a team of scientists with important insights into how COVID-19 damages the lungs. Researchers detail the mechanisms underlying SARS-CoV-2 infection and the early innate immune response in the lungs