Growing organs outside the body
Researchers are growing brain-like organs outside the body so they can better understand neural development and fight diseases such as autism and epilepsy.
Brain in a dish: the therapeutic potential of stem cells and organoids
On the Up Close podcast: epilepsy researcher Steve Petrou and developmental neuroscientist Miranda Dottori discuss the therapeutic potential of organoids.
Organoids: the next revolution in human biology has begun
Researchers are growing miniature immature organs in dishes, creating new opportunities for research into diseases like epilepsy and autism and Alzheimer's.