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Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of science. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast

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Researchers Turn Human Skin Cells into Blood Cells

November 8th, 2010

Episode 52 of 599 episodes

Using viral gene insertion and regulatory proteins, researchers turned adult human skin cells directly into adult human blood cells, without first returning them to a fully pluripotent state. Steve Mirsky reports

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