Stem cells are now at the cutting edge of modern medicine. They can transform into a cells of different organs, offering new ways to treat a range of injuries and diseases from Parkinson’s to diabetes. But producing the right type of stem cells in a standardized manner is still a serious challenge.
Ref: Defined three-dimensional microenvironments boost induction of pluripotency. Nature Materials (11 January 2016) | DOI: 10.1038/nmat4536