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Making New Teeth From Urine

August 15th, 2013

Need new teeth? You’re in luck… as in urine luck, because scientists are on the verge of creating new teeth from pee.

Yes, pee.

MouseIt’s not without its problems, as the procedure has a 70 percent failure rate so far and the new teeth are only a third as hard as real teeth.Chinese researchers used stem cells to grow human-like teeth in mice – teeth that are physically and structurally similar to human teeth.

But it’s a mouse step in the right direction.

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