I recently posted an article that had 7 medical discoveries.  Number three was cellular “Leapfrogging”.  I found this article that explains the process in more detail.  At the Stanford University School of Medicine they discovered they could transform mature liver cells into neurons that could generate electricity and form junctions with other neurons.  They hope in the future it will help cure diseases and help in human therapy.

http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2011/10/scientists-turns-liver-cells-directly-into-neurons-with-new-technique.html

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