Sci-Fi Prompt of the Week (29): Stem Cells Cure Alzheimers

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Stem cell breakthrough on mice ‘reverses Alzheimer’s’

Jing’s team used proteins as “lures” to trigger the transformation of the human stem cells into neurons, then transplanted these into the rodents.

About 60 per cent of the human neurons were identified as alien and killed by the rodents’ immune systems, but the rest survived and repaired the damaged regions in their brains.


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