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Repairing Hearts, Brains & Eyes: A Stem Cell Update

A lot has happened in stem cell research in the last few years. They can treat blindness & heart failure, but are they still controversial?

Loyal viewers will be aware that DNews has been cranking out educational and investigative videos for four years now, covering every topic under the sun, and quite a few more well beyond the sun. Among the terrestrial topics we've been tracking - stem cells, maybe the single busiest area of research in all of medical science.

In today's DNews special report, stalwart correspondent Julian Huguet looks back over developments in the last four years of stem cell research. It's pretty mind-blowing. Despite lingering controversies regarding ethics and funding, stem cell technology has advanced significantly and in multiple directions. Check out Julian's report here for updates, details and new revelations on this amazing medical technology.

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