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Scientists Replicate Human Alzheimer's Cells in Dish

Scientists in the United States report a breakthrough in their efforts to find a treatment for Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia. They call it "Alzheimer's in a Dish," having successfully reproduced the disease in human brain cells in a laboratory petri dish. Lead researcher Rudolph Tanzi of Massachusetts General Hospital in the northeastern city of Boston says they grew the brain cells in a gel, then added genes for Alzheimer's. He says the cells soon...

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