Gallery: Scientists Create Brain Cells from Human Urine


Urine is pretty amazing stuff: It can power everything from personal generators to plasma thrusters in space. But the power of pee isn’t limited to generating energy; new research proves that we can actually make human brain cells from urine. Scientists in China have begun experimenting with neurons that have been converted from cells present in human urine, which could have some major implications for the future of stem cell research.

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  1. Zechariah Balasingam December 17, 2012 at 10:25 am

    Guru [Gino Salvati] thought of you with your infamous song !!

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