Eye can be created,claims a study

One eye
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K. S. Jayaraman in Nature.com writes:

“In an animal study that may someday help treat blindness, researchers in India have shown that a complete eye with lens, retina and other parts can be created from the ocular tissue.

Om Prakash Jangir and his colleagues at the life sciences department of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Education in Rajasthan have reported this remarkable fact in their experiment on tadpoles of the frog Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis.”

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