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An Ancient Virus May Be the Reason Human Stem Cells Can Transform


Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, humans, research, stem cells, ancient virus, DNA )

Giana
- 1661 days ago - theverge.com
The embryonic stem cells responsible for producing every other type of cell in the human body gained their power from an ancient virus that copied itself into our DNA millions of years ago, according to new research.



   

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Bob P (394)
Monday March 31, 2014, 8:22 am
Thanks Giana
 

Roger G (148)
Tuesday April 1, 2014, 1:43 pm
noted, thanks
 
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