Stem Cell Tissue Transplant Means Lab-Grown Faces Could Be Next

The surgical world is abuzz today with news that a team has successfully given a woman a new trachea grown from her own stem cells. For others with damaged windpipes, it promises a future of transplants free from immune-suppressing drugs. Meanwhile, researchers are working on growing other tailor-made body parts from… » 11/19/08 8:40am 11/19/08 8:40am