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Child Receives Trachea Organ Transplant Created With Own Stem Cells | Singularity Hub

March 23, 2010

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A 10 year old boy received a new trachea grown from his own stem cells attached to a colagen scaffold. Doctors at the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) along with colleagues at the University College London, the Royal Free Hospital, and Careggi University Hospital in Florence have successfully transplanted a trachea into a 10 year […]

Judaism 101: A brief history of Pesach

March 23, 2010

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In Jerusalem ultra-Orthodox Jewish men prepare matza, an unleavened bread eaten during Pesach. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty) Pesach (or Passover) is one of three Jewish holidays that began as harvest festivals, evolved into pilgrimage holidays during the Second Temple period, and are now celebrated in the home as well as in synagogue. In a commentary he […]